Process Improvement for Automated Loading of Propellant Flash Reducers; Preliminary Design Concepts.
Final rept. 11 Sep 74-26 Feb 75,
FMC CORP SANTA CLARA CALIF ENGINEERED SYSTEMS DIV
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FMC engineers generated 6 alternate concepts for process improvements for automated loading of propellant flash reducers for 155 mm and 8-inch ammunition modeled the critical processes, evaluated the concepts, and demonstrated their feasibility to Picatinny Arsenal personnel. The Contracting Officer approved one concept, which FMC developed into a detailed engineering concept layout. FMC recommends further work to complete the development.
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
- Ammunition and Explosives