Accession Number:

ADA011026

Title:

Proceedings of the Symposium on Lead and Copper Azides

Descriptive Note:

Conference proceedings, 25-26 Oct 1966

Corporate Author:

EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT WALTHAM ABBEY (UNITED KINGDOM)

Report Date:

1966-10-26

Pagination or Media Count:

129.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the Symposium was to survey the present state of knowledge of the chemistry of lead azide as it affects preparation and use of the substance as an initiating explosive. Discussion includes the crystallography of lead and copper azides, the effect of environmental conditions, analytical problems and the hazards in preparation and handling.

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Crystallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE