Accession Number:

AD0905089

Title:

Sealing of Sabot and Primer of XM645 Cartridge (SFR)

Descriptive Note:

Technical research rept.

Corporate Author:

FRANKFORD ARSENAL PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1972-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

Waterproof sealing of the sabot and primer of the XM645 Cartridge SFR has been achieved using a pigmented resin-solvent formulation. Firing tests conducted on experimentally sealed rounds have given every indication that seals are acceptable. Efforts to effect sealing of the sabot by means of commercially available dry-shrink or heat-shrink preformed plastic caps, or to mold caps having the desired wall thickness, were successful. A rapid, reduced pressure leak test was employed.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE