Mild Detonating Fuse End Termination.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
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The patent relates to a method whereby the end of a mild detonating fuse is sealed within an adjacent metal ferrule by simple mechanical means and a hermetic seal is produced without using adhesives, soldering or any alien additives. The fuse is sealed by axial compressive forces which cause the fuse to conform to the shape of the metal ferrule adjacent its end, thus expanding the end of the fuse into intimate contact with the metal ferrule to create an enlarged augmented explosive column.
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