Accession Number:

AD1067234

Title:

Pyrophoric Foam Materials and Methods of Making the Same

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Patent Application]

Corporate Author:

Army Research, Development and Engineering Center

Report Date:

2017-05-18

Pagination or Media Count:

9

Abstract:

An in-situ process for synthesizing highly pyrophoric foam materials using metal and carbon precursors wherein the precursors serve as foaming and activating agents to disperse and lock nano-sized metal particles within a rigid porous carbon matrix. The resulting carbon matrix is also pyrophoric.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Miscellaneous Materials

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]