Accession Number:

ADA042790

Title:

Advanced Technology for Pyrotechnic Mixtures and Munitions

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Sep 1972-Aug 1976

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD CHEMICAL SYSTEMS LAB

Report Date:

1977-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE