Accession Number:

ADA330372

Title:

Catalysis of Nitramine Propellants by Metal Borohydrides

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1983-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

Burning rates were measured over the pressure range 10 to 280 MPa for an inert binder HMX-based nitramine propellant with and without added sodium borohydride NaBH4. The addition of 6.4 NaBH4 resulted in more than a two-fold increase in burning rate over the pressure range 30-300 MPa.

Subject Categories:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE