Accession Number:

ADA017519

Title:

Process Improvement for Automated Loading of Propellant Flash Reducers; Preliminary Design Concepts.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 11 Sep 74-26 Feb 75,

Corporate Author:

FMC CORP SANTA CLARA CALIF ENGINEERED SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

209.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE