Deforming Charge Assembly and Method of Making Same
Patent application, Filed 11 Dec 2000
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A deforming charge assembly is provided which has an inner and an outer cylinder formed from carbon fiber. Each of the inner and outer cylinders have an inner circumferential surface having an inner diameter, and that outer circumferential surface having an outer diameter. The inner diameter of the outer cylinder is greater than the outer diameter of the inner cylinder. Each of the inner and outer cylinders have a first layer of circumferentially wound carbon fiber, a second layer of unidirectional carbon fiber sheet and a plurality of layers of carbon fibers circumferentially wrapped around the second layer. A plurality of sympathetic detonation barrier members are provided and have an inner surface in contact with the outer circumferential surface of the inner cylinder and an outer surface in contact with the inner circumferential surface of the outer cylinder.
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