Accession Number:

ADD019569

Title:

Energetic Melt Cast Explosives

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 29 Jul 91, patented 7 Sep 99

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1999-09-07

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

This invention discloses a melt cast explosive containing bis2,2-dinitropropyl fumarate or 2,2-dinitropropyl-4,4-dinitropentanoate and a metal fuel such as aluminum, magnesium, boron, hafnium, zirconium or alloys or mixtures thereof. An inert thermo-plastic elastomer diluent may be added to improve the strength of the explosive.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE