Accession Number:

ADD018538

Title:

Energetic Compositions Containing No Volatile Solvents

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Mar 96, patented 6 May 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-05-06

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

Energetic compositions and me process for obtaining same for use as the ignitable composition in infrared-emitting decoy flares, for high-temperature ignition compositions, and the like, are disclosed. These compositions are attained by combining a fluorinated hydrocarbon, either in a liquid state or as a water emulsion, with a powdered metal fuel such as aluminum, magnesium, titanium or zirconium to yield volatile solvent free energetic compositions.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE