Accession Number:

ADD008368

Title:

Radiation Polymerized Priming Compositions.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

This patent relates to an extrudable priming mixture comprising 32-42 normal lead styphnate, 14-16 antimony sulfide, 30-33 barium nitrate, 3.9-4.1 tetracene, 6-8 aluminum powder, and 4 12-8 binder comprising the liquid monomers methyl methacrylate and trimethylolpropane-trimethacrylate, is solidified to a material of admirable percussion sensitivity by radiation polymerization of liquid monomers therein.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE