Accession Number:

ADD015029

Title:

Shearing Type Ordnance Venting Device.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Mar 84, patented 30 Jul 91,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1991-07-30

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

An ordnance venting system is provided to reduce the danger of explosion in ordnance items exposed to fires and includes an ordnance item having a number of holes in the ordnance casing, each hole covered by a metallic patch having a different differential expansion in relation to the casing to provide shearing forces when subjected to high temperatures, and a means of attaching the patches to the casing over the holes.

Subject Categories:

  • Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE