Accession Number:

AD0786785

Title:

Commercial Explosives and Initiators--A Handbook

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

217.0

Abstract:

Basic information on commercial explosives and initiators of the current product line in the USSR is presented, including the latest products permitted in explosive practice. Besides formulations, standardized quality indicators of explosives produced and design features of initiators, state- standard covered methods of control testing, kinds of bagging and packing, wholesale prices, and use warranty schedules are given. Calculation and experimental characteristics of explosives and initiators are set forth, along with their laboratory test methods. The fields of application of each kind or group of explosives and initiators are stated. The fundamentals of the theory of explosions are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE