Accession Number:

ADA024817

Title:

Investigation of the Effectiveness of Gun Tube Cleaners Currently Used in the Field

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

DARCOM INTERN TRAINING CENTER TEXARKANA TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

This report compares the accepted rifle bore cleaning compound against several known substitutes namely preservative lubricant, hydraulic fluid, diesel fuel and dry cleaning solvent. An experiment was performed in which corrosion was the critical factor. The results indicated rifle bore cleaning compound is the only acceptable cleaner. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Solvents, Cleaners and Abrasives
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE