Shearing Type Ordnance Venting Device.
Patent, Filed 28 Mar 84, patented 30 Jul 91,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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.
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