Advanced Technology for Pyrotechnic Mixtures and Munitions
Technical rept. Sep 1972-Aug 1976
ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD CHEMICAL SYSTEMS LAB
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Studies were made of the raw materials and processing techniques associated with the M18 colored smoke grenades red, violet, green, and yellow. The findings were that a fine particle size dyes can be processed into large particles to reduce dusting during grenade manufacture b coarse particle size dyes and chemicals can be used to manufacture M18 colored smoke grenades and c the percentage of dye used in the M18 grenade can be reduced without affecting the color.