Accession Number:

ADD014710

Title:

Pyrophoric Alloy Complexes.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 6 Apr 78, patented 2 Oct 90,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1990-10-02

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Alloy complexes which are composed of 1 lithium Li, 2 boron B, and 3 one or more of the following elements sodium Na, potassium K, rubidium Rb and cesium Ce. These alloy complexes in powder form react spontaneously with air upon contact to produce large amounts of heat. ttl

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE