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8888936 Perchlorate-free pyrotechnic mixture  
A powdery pyrotechnic mixture is proposed that comprises a binary or ternary inorganic oxidizing agent mixture composed of one or two metal oxides, a nitrate totaling 50.0% by weight to 85.0% by...
8425702 Precursor of an explosive composition including at least one ionic liquid and a method of desensitizing an explosive composition  
An ionic liquid is disclosed. A precursor composition that comprises at least one ionic liquid and at least one energetic material is also disclosed, as is a method of synthesizing an ionic liquid...
8282749 Green light emitting pyrotechnic compositions  
Boron-containing, green light emitting pyrotechnic compositions that advantageously do not include barium, perchlorate or chlorinated organic compounds.
8172966 Non-lethal payloads  
Non-lethal payloads may be customized for particular uses and desired visual and audible incapacitation based upon the selection of igniter/activators and illuminants used with the non-lethal...
8137627 Hydrogen generator and fuel stick  
A hydrogen generator includes a plurality of fuel sticks each of which includes a hydrogen release compound configured to generate hydrogen by a chemical reaction, a pressure-resistant container...
8118955 Thermobaric materials and devices for chemical/biological agent defeat  
A thermobaric self-sustaining reactive composition, method and device for defeating chemical or biological agents includes a first material including at least one of a Group IV or Group V metal; a...
8066833 Non-toxic boron-containing IR tracer compositions and IR tracer projectiles containing the same for generating a dim visibility IR trace  
A novel non-toxic IR tracer composition is provided herein which, when incorporated into an IR tracer projectile which is then fired, generates a dim visibility IR trace. Such IR tracer...
8012277 Ionic liquid and a method of synthesizing an ionic liquid  
An ionic liquid is disclosed A precursor composition that comprises at least one ionic liquid and at least one energetic material is also disclosed, as is a method of synthesizing an ionic liquid...
7988801 Perchlorate-free green signal flare composition  
Perchlorate-free green flare compositions are disclosed which, when burned, produce green smoke and flames. Methods of producing the compositions are also disclosed.
7964111 Solid hydrogen source compounds and method for generating hydrogen  
The present invention relates to solid compounds which generate hydrogen by combustion, and to a method for generating hydrogen based on the combustion of said compounds. Said compounds have a...
7707819 Explosively driven low-density foams and powders  
Hollow RX-08HD cylindrical charges were loaded with boron and PTFE, in the form of low-bulk density powders or powders dispersed in a rigid foam matrix. Each charge was initiated by a Comp B...
7441503 Expendable infra-red radiating means  
An expendable infra-red radiating means having a rupturable container 1 housing a plurality of decoy plates (11) and an ignition means (17) for igniting the decoy plates (11). Each of the decoy...
7261748 Portable hydrogen source  
A man portable hydrogen source, the source comprising one or more hydrogen generating elements (2), an ignition control system (3) and a pressure vessel (1). Each hydrogen generating element...
6962633 Amine azide propellant  
A novel family of amine azides having a cyclic structure therein is disclosed. These compounds have attractive properties as rocket propellants.
6875294 Light metal explosives and propellants  
Disclosed herein are light metal explosives, pyrotechnics and propellants (LME&Ps) comprising a light metal component such as Li, B, Be or their hydrides or intermetallic compounds and alloys...
6843868 Propellants and explosives with flouro-organic additives to improve energy release efficiency  
A non-/low-toxic, non-hypergolic, propellant formulation generally comprising metal nanoparticles, such as boron, aluminum, or carbon, and one or more fluoro-polymers mixed in in particulate form....
6764562 Composite gas-generating material for gas-actuated car safety devices  
The invention relates to a pyrotechnical composition which is intended both for a hybrid gas-generating material and for a purely pyrotechnical gas-generating material for use in gas-actuated car...
6723190 ESD sensitivity in titanium/boron compositions  
A communication system comprises an input-output processor IOP (11) coupled to a plurality of network devices (10) and a protocol processor PP (12), both processors being coupled to a common...
6652682 Propellant composition comprising nano-sized boron particles  
The present invention is a propellant composition comprising from about 2 percent to about 46 percent, by weight, boron particles having a diameter of less than about 500 nanometers. Liquid or gel...
6562087 Automatically ignitable enhancer agent composition  
An automatically ignitable enhancer agent composition comprising: (a) 5-aminotetrazole, (b) a metal powder, (c) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of potassium nitrate,...
6485586 Lower burning rate, reduced hazard, high temperature incendiary  
A low burning rate, high temperature incendiary composition having a reactive material of titanium, a second reactive material of boron, an oxidizer of polytetrafluoroethylene in an amount of from...
6409854 Low burning rate, reduced hazard, high temperature incendiary  
A high temperature incendiary composition having a reactive material of titanium, a second reactive material of boron, an oxidizer of polytetrafluoroethylene in an amount of from about 10 weight...
6410682 Polymeric amine for a gas generating material  
A gas generating material (16) comprises a polymeric amine. The polymeric amine has a polymer backbone that includes units of wherein R is a nitrogen containing organic radical of a nitrogen...
6402864 Low slag, reduced hazard, high temperature incendiary  
A high temperature incendiary composition having a reactive material of titanium, a second reactive material of boron, an oxidizer of polytetrafluoroethylene in an amount of from about 20 weight...
6306232 Thermally stable nonazide automotive airbag propellants  
Thermally stable gas generant compositions incorporate a combination of nitroguanidine, one or more nonazide high-nitrogen fuels, and phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate or a similar nonmetallic...
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...
6136114 Gas generant compositions methods of production of the same and devices made therefrom  
Gas generant compositions are disclosed that generally include an a fuel source including a compound having a fuel portion and a fuel oxidizing portion, a fuel oxidizer, and a borohydride catalyst...
6132480 Gas forming igniter composition for a gas generant  
An igniter composition for a gas generant and related methods of gas generation are provided in which, in addition to a boron fuel component and an oxidizer component, the igniter composition...
6062143 Distributed charge inflator system  
An inflatable system which uses a fast-burning propellant material distributed within the inflatable component of the system to generate the gas inflating the system. The invention preferably...
6048985 Borane-tetrahydrofuran complex method of storing and reacting borane-tetrahydrofuran complex  
A method of stabilizing borane-tetrahydrofuran complex comprises the step of maintaining the temperature of the borane-tetrahydrofuran complex at or below 20° C. A method of reacting a borane...
5962808 Gas generant complex oxidizers  
Nonazide gas generant compositions, useful for inflating passenger restraint gas inflator bags, comprise a multimetallic coordination complex oxidizer selected from coordination complexes...
5924047 Method and apparatus for neutralizing and destroying pentaborane  
A method and apparatus for neutralizing pentaborane. A high-capacity pentaborane processing system is disclosed that may be employed at a variety of sites where pentaborane may be stored. Remote...
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...
5756929 Nonazide gas generating compositions  
Multicomponent pyrotechnic gas generating compositions are provided which comprise a single or multiple nonazide fuel. The single and multiple fuels are selected from guanidine, azole, and other...
5727368 Hybrid motor system with a consumable catalytic bed a composition of the catalytic bed and a method of using  
A method, device and composition for achieving ignition and sustained combustion using a solid consumable catalytic bed (CCB) is described. The CCB accomplishes this by decomposition of an...
5672219 Printing mixture containing no toxic materials, and cartridge percussion primer employing such a mixture  
A priming mixture containing no toxic materials, in particular no Pb, Ba or Sb compounds, and presenting at least one primary explosive, an oxidizing agent, a reducing agent, and an inert friction...
5608182 Fuel gas generator for airbreathing propulsion systems  
A gas generator propellant formulation suitable for use in an air turbo ret (ATR) which employs an air breathing system that uses fuel gases produced by a gas generator propellant to operate the...
5567252 Nontoxic priming mix  
A nontoxic primer mix for use in a percussive primer, especially of the Boxer type which principally comprises diazodinitrophenol, iron oxide and boron. The composition may also contain a nitrate...
5547528 Non-toxic primer  
An improved non-toxic primer which is devoid of metallic oxidizing compounds and of hygroscopic compounds and is comprised of 30-75% by weight of at least two percussion-sensitive compounds...
5538569 Primer compositions containing dinitrobenzofuroxan compounds  
A non-toxic primer composition comprising a dinitrobenzofuroxan salt, oxidizer and a relatively high proportion of friction agent. A typical set of components are KDNBF with KNO3 and ground glass.
5472533 Spectrally balanced infrared flare pyrotechnic composition  
A combination of a first and a second composition provide an adjustable spectrally balanced infrared flare usable to decoy missiles. The first composition includes boron, aluminum, ammonium...
5472535 Gas generant compositions containing stabilizer  
To a gas generant composition comprising a fuel component which includes a triazole compound and/or tetrazole compound with an acidic hydrogen and an oxidizer component which includes a transition...
5439251 Method of tetrazole amine salts having improved physical properties for generating gas in airbags  
Tetrazoles of improved physical properties as produced by converting them into their amine salts represented by the following chemical formula (1): ##STR1## wherein R represents hydrogen, alkyl,...
5439537 Thermite compositions for use as gas generants  
A sodium-azide-free gas-generating composition includes an oxidizable inorganic fuel, such as a metal, and an oxidizing agent containing oxygen and a metal. The fuel and the oxidizing agent are...
5429691 Thermite compositions for use as gas generants comprising basic metal carbonates and/or basic metal nitrates  
A sodium-azide-free gas-generating composition includes an oxidizable inorganic fuel, such as a metal, and an oxidizing agent containing oxygen and a metal. The fuel and the oxidizing agent are...
5401340 Borohydride fuels in gas generant compositions  
A sodium-azide-free gas-generating composition includes an oxidizable borohydride fuel and an oxidizing agent containing oxygen and a metal. The fuel and the oxidizing agent are selected such that...
5380380 Ignition compositions for inflator gas generators  
Autoigniting compositions containing a hydrazine salt of 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazole-5-one for the gas generator of a vehicle occupant restraint system result in rapid autoignition at temperatures from...
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...
5212343 Water reactive method with delayed explosion  
Devices and methods are disclosed for contacting a hot reaction mass with water to initiate an explosive reaction. The reaction mass comprises a ceramic or intermetallic material that is produced...
5143566 Composite solid propellant with a metal/inorganic fluoride admixture or a stable burning rate  
A composite solid propellant with a stable burning rate comprising an oxidizer, a binder system of telomeric polybutadiene or copolymers of butadiene and acrylonitrile with terminal functional...