Accession Number:

ADD007677

Title:

Polymer Modified TNT Containing Explosives.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-02

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The present invention relates to an improved explosive TNT based composition consisting of TNT, HDX, RDX, aluminum and a small amount of an elastomeric linear polymer having polar groups dissolved or dispersed throughout said composition having improved properties. Such improved properties include prevents cracking and exudation, improved friction sensitivity, sympathetic detonation and enhanced cook-off hazard properties. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE