Accession Number:

ADA026525

Title:

Cook-Off Studies on the General Purpose Cast Explosives PBXC-116 and PBXC-117

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1973-1974

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of an investigation of the slow cook-off behavior of PBXC-116117 explosives, and the behavior of PBXC-116117- loaded ordnance when exposed to fuel fires. The PBXC-116117 compositions were demonstrated to have outstanding thermal, mechanical and explosive properties.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE