Accession Number:

ADP004842

Title:

Hazard Assessment of Explosive Substances

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CENTRE D'ETUDES ET RECHERCHES DES CHARBONNAGES DE FRANCE VERNEUIL-EN-HALATTE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes three French test methods for explosive hazards classification. 1 A reliable shock sensitivity test -- Gap test 2 A mechanical stimulus sensitivity test -- 30 Kg fallhammer test and A test to determine the tendency of a substance to undergo the transition from deflagration to detonation.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE