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8409378 Ignition charge  
The invention relates to a lead- and barium-free ignition charge which does not contain any oxidant, and its use.
7857920 Low temperature clean burning pyrotechnic gas generators  
A propellant composition including, about 5 to about 30 weight % of a polymeric binder component having about 4 to about 10 weight % of at least one oxygen-rich pre-polymer, about 0.1 to about 2...
6979022 Flexible inflator with co-extruded propellant and moisture barrier  
A flexible inflator for an inflation assembly and related gas generating propellant compositions are provided. The flexible inflator includes at least one elongated strand of a propellant...
6969434 Castable thermobaric explosive formulations  
The invention disclosed herein relates to an explosive capable of enhanced combustion efficiently capable of sustaining a high pressure over a period of time in a confined environment, such as an...
6863751 Minimum signature propellant  
This invention relates to energetic compositions, which offer increased performance in conjunction with a total absence of halogen based oxidizers to eliminate exhaust products, such as hydrogen...
6852182 Hydrolyzable prepolymers for explosive and propellant binders  
A degradable prepolymer for explosive and propellant compositions having increased hydrolyzability comprising at one —O—CH2—O— linkage within the backbone of the prepolymer. The degradable prepoly...
6849140 Incendiary composition for a fin-stabilized kinetic energy projectile  
An incendiary composition (14) for a fin-stabilized kinetic energy projectile (1), which can be arranged in the tail region of the projectile (1) and, upon impact with a target (13), penetrates the...
6835255 Reduced energy binder for energetic compositions  
Improved binders for energetic compositions include high molecular weight polyester polyol binder polymers and energetic plasticizers wherein the plasticizer to polymer ratio is 1.6:1 or less.
6692655 Method of making multi-base propellants from pelletized nitrocellulose  
In this method for making multi-base propellants, pelletized nitrocellulose is coated with an electrostatically insensitive liquid elastomer precursor or non-plasticizer while wetted in a...
6508894 Insensitive propellant formulations containing energetic thermoplastic elastomers  
An energetic and recyclable propellant composition, which is capable of withstanding cold temperature, includes an energetic copolyurethane thermoplastic elastomer. The propellant composition can...
6417290 Synthesis of energetic polyester thermoplastic homopolymers and energetic thermoplastic elastomers formed therefrom  
Polymerization of α-bromomethyl-α-methyl-β-propiolactone (BMMPL) or α-chloromethyl-α-methyl-β-propiolactone (CMMPL) yielded thermoplastic homopolymers that upon azidation led to a novel energ...
6395859 Hydrolyzable, energetic thermoplastic elastomers and methods of preparation thereof  
The present invention provides energetic thermoplastic elastomers which may be used as binders in propellant, explosive and pyrotechnic applications. The elastomers of the present invention are all...
6364975 Ammonium nitrate propellants  
The present invention is directed to an age-stabilized and/or strengthened ammonium nitrate propellant composition wherein the strengthening agent is selected from the group consisting of...
6361630 Cool burning gas generating composition  
An apparatus (10) comprises an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (16) and a gas generating composition which when ignited produces gas to inflate the inflatable vehicle occupant...
6350330 Poly(butadiene)poly(lactone) thermoplastic block polymers, methods of making, and uncured high energy compositions containing same as binders  
A thermoplastic, elastomeric block copolymer comprises at least one poly(butadiene) and at least one pair of poly(lactone) blocks flanking the poly(butadiene) block. Each poly(lactone) block is...
6334961 Low ash gas generant and ignition compositions for vehicle occupant passive restraint systems  
Solid gas generant compositions produce low particulates (e.g., condensed ash) when ignited. The solid gas generant compositions most preferably include a nitramine, at least one oxidizer selected...
6238500 Smokeless gas generating material  
An inflator (14) for inflating an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (12) comprises a pressurized container (20), a gas generating material stored under pressure in the container (20),...
6190475 Castable infrared illuminant compositions  
Compositions are provided which, when burned, produce significant levels of infrared radiation, but only limited levels of visible radiation. The basic components of the compositions include a...
6156137 Gas generative compositions  
Gas generative compositions especially useful in inflators for protective passive restraint devices (e.g., motor vehicle air bags, escape slide chutes, lift rafts, and the like) include a...
6143101 Chlorate-free autoignition compositions and methods  
Chlorate-free autoignition compositions are disclosed, and may be embodied in compositions comprised of (i) an azodiformamidine dinitrate (ADFD), a self-deflagrating, low ignition temperature fuel,...
6126763 Minimum smoke propellant composition  
A high-performance minimum smoke propellant composition comprising an oxidizer and a lead salt which reduces the amount of smoke produced and enables the composition to sustain combustion at low...
6123790 Nonazide ammonium nitrate based gas generant compositions that burn at ambient pressure  
A nonazide gas generant that may be used in an inflation device, such as a vehicle passenger restraint system, comprising a hydrated or anhydrous mixture of nonazide fuel, an oxidizer and a...
6086692 Advanced designs for high pressure, high performance solid propellant rocket motors  
A solid rocket propellant formulation with a burn rate slope of less than about 0.15 ips/psi over a substantial portion of a pressure range of about 1,000 psi to about 7,000 psi and a temperature...
6051087 Low smoke rocket motor liner compositions  
A formulation is provided which is capable of performing as a liner layer between a rocket motor casing and the propellant grain disposed within the interior of the rocket motor casing. The...
6024810 Castable double base solid rocket propellant containing ballistic modifier pasted in an inert polymer  
Castable propellant formulations are provided including reduced toxicity ballistic modifiers that do not adversely increase the sensitivity of the propellant to shock detonation. Failure to...
5949016 Energetic melt cast explosives  
A melt cast explosive containing bis(2,2-dinitropropyl)fumarate or 2,2-diropropyl-4,4-dinitropentanoate and a metal fuel such as aluminum, magnesium, boron, hafnium, zirconium or alloys or mixtures...
5912430 Pressable infrared illuminant compositions  
Compositions are provided which, when burned, produce significant levels of infrared radiation, but only limited levels of visible radiation. The basic components of the compositions include a...
5872328 Ferrocene derivatives  
New ferrocene derivatives with the general formula: ##STR1## are described with X=H or OH Y=H or CH2 0H Z=(CH2)s --CH2 OH R=straight-chain or branched alkyl residue with 2 to 6 C atoms r=0 to 8,...
5847311 Hybrid inflator with crystalline and amorphous block copolymer  
A hybrid inflator for an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device comprises a quantity of a stored inflation fluid (42) and a body (44) of an ignitable combustible material to heat the stored...
5844165 Energetic nitro malonate polyester binders  
Liquid nitromalonate polyesters and methods for their preparation are disclosed. Solid propellants are provided which employ as the binder a nitromalonate polyester. These propellants are resistant...
5811725 Hybrid rocket propellants containing azo compounds  
Hybrid rocket propellants are disclosed that contain azo compounds, i.e., compounds containing the group R--NN--R' as part of their structure, where R and R' represent a variety of groups i...
5763821 Autoignition propellant containing superfine iron oxide  
An autoignition propellant (AIP) is disclosed for use in conjunction with gas generative compositions for air bags to reduce the autoignition temperature of said propellant without adversely...
5756928 Spontaneously-firing explosive composition  
A gas generator for an air bag is provided which contains a spontaneously-firing explosive composition in which at least one of a squib, igniting agent and a gas generant is contained in a casing...
5717158 High energy melt cast explosives  
A high energy propellant comprising 1,3,3-Trinitroazetidine or TNAZ, admi with up to about five percent of cellulose acetate butyrate or CAB by adding the CAB at a temperature slightly above the...
5619011 Process for producing a hybrid rocket fuel  
A solid rocket fuel is formed by mixing a liquid hydroxyl terminated prepolymer such as polybutadiene, with hexamethylenetetramine, and adding a cross-linking agent, particularly a multifunctional...
5591936 Clean space motor/gas generator solid propellants  
A family of high performance, clean, space motor/gas generator solid propellants based on polyglycidyl nitrate elastomer binder, ammonium nitrate oxidizer and small amounts of aluminum and/or boron...
5587552 Infrared illuminating composition  
Infrared illuminant compositions are disclosed which produce significant quantities of infrared radiation when burned but which produce very little visible light. The infrared illuminant...
5536339 Air bag inflator gas compositions and inflator containing the same  
Air bag inflators having reduced risk of premature deployment, reduced risk of chemical and thermal burning of the driver, and reduced toxicity are obtained by using a non-sodium azide containing...
5529649 Insensitive high performance explosive compositions  
The use of 4,10-dinitro-2,6,8,12-tetraoxa-4,10-diazatetrocyclo[5.5.0.05 ,9 03,11 ]-dodecane as the major explosive ingredient in compositions useful in high performance, low sensitivity explosive...
5529648 Heterogeneous fuel for hybrid rocket  
Heterogeneous fuel compositions suitable for use in hybrid rocket engines and solid-fuel ramjet engines, The compositions include mixtures of a continuous phase, which forms a solid matrix, and a...
5525171 Pyrotechnic compositions generating clean and nontoxic gases, containing a thermoplastic elastomer binder  
The present invention relates to the field of gas-generating pyrotechnic compositions intended for motor vehicle safety.The compositions according to the invention include:an oxygen-containing...
5509981 Hybrid rocket fuel  
A solid rocket fuel formed by mixing a liquid hydroxyl terminated prepolymer such as polybutadiene, with hexamethylenetetramine, and adding a cross-linking agent, particularly a multifunctional...
5500061 Silicon as high performance fuel additive for ammonium nitrate propellant formulations  
The addition of silicon (Si) powder from about 0.40 to 6.00 weight percent o ammonium nitrate (AN) propellant formulations as a fuel source results in a substantial increase in performance specific...
5468312 Ignition-sensitive low-vulnerability propellent powder  
The present invention relates to low-vulnerability propellent powders for weapons. The powders according to the invention consist of at least one organic nitro compound and an organic binder and...
5271778 Chlorine-free solid rocket propellant for space boosters  
A stable chlorine-free solid rocket propellant composition containing a low energy binder component having an HEX value not exceeding about 0 cal/gm and comprising, in combination, a nitrate salt...
5223056 Azido thermoplastic elastomers  
Novel energetic azido thermoplastic elastomers (ATPE's) are described. Such materials are useful as binders in energetic formulations to replace conventional inert thermosetting prepolymers. The...
5160386 Gas generant formulations containing poly(nitrito) metal complexes as oxidants and method  
Gas generating compositions or propellants are provided which comprise a fuel and a novel oxidizer therefor comprising an inorganic compound having a poly(nitrito) transition metal complex anion....
5154782 Obscuring and nontoxic smoke compositions  
A composition which is capable of producing an obscuring white smoke is disclosed which employs a dicarboxylic acid as the primary smoke producing agent. It is found that by using a dicarboxylic...
5074938 Low pressure exponent propellants containing boron  
Propellant grain consisting essentially of: A. from about 50% to about 75% by weight of an oxidizer consisting essentially of ammonium nitrate; B. from about 1% to about 20% by weight of a cured...
5024708 Castable and/or pressable gas generating propellants  
Gas generating propellants with flame temperatures below 1400° K. (isobaric) based on duroplastic and/or thermoplastic binders containing up to 80% by weight of triaminoguanidine nitrate as the ...
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