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8641843 Simulant material for primary explosives  
The present invention provides a simulant material comprising a primary explosive and a carrier.
7942988 Shaped, flexible fuel and energetic system therefrom  
A shaped, flexible fuel and energetic system is presented. The shaped, flexible fuel comprises at least one polymeric binding material and porous silicon particles dispersed throughout the...
6964715 High impetus, high burn rate gas generant propellant and seatbelt pretensioner incorporating same  
Gas generating compositions having a fuel preferably comprising a mixture of 5-aminotetrazole (5-AT), azodicarbonamide (ADCA), an oxidizer, and a superfine metal powder burn rate enhancer such as...
6805760 High energy propellant with reduced pollution  
This invention relates to energetic compositions, which offer increased performance in conjunction with a total absence of hydrogen chloride in the combustion products. The formulation avoids the...
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...
6045726 Fire suppressant  
A fire suppressant composition is provided which exhibits a low pressure and low flame temperature. The composition comprises ammonium nitrate and a guanidine salt or derivative which produces...
5970877 Gun propellant coating  
A coating for a gun propellant powder wherein the graphite commonly used to coat a gun propellant powder is totally or partially replaced with molybdenum disulfide in an amount equal to or less...
5747665 Tungsten as a hypergolic fuel gel additive  
Tungsten is added to fuel gels to increase the density specific impulse. l gels contain monomethylhydrazine or other hypergolic liquids well known in the art. The quantity of tungsten employed can...
5661261 Gas generating composition  
A solid composition for generating gases when ignited is a combination 5-aminotetrazole and at least two oxidizers selected from the group consisting of potassium nitrate, potassium per-chlorate,...
5627339 Energetic compositions containing no volatile solvents  
Energetic compositions and the process for obtaining same for use as the itable composition in infrared-emitting decoy flares, for high-temperature ignition compositions, and the like, are...
5574248 Energetic compositions containing no volatile solvents  
Energetic compositions and the process for obtaining same for use as the itable composition in infrared-emitting decoy flares, for high-temperature ignition compositions, and the like, are...
5554820 High solids rocket motor propellants using diepoxy curing agents  
A PBAN-based solid rocket motor propellant which includes more than 85% or more solids is provided. Propellants of this nature are possible using the combination of diepoxide curing agents and...
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...
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...
5180452 Solid propellant formualtions producing acid neutralizing exhaust  
Scavenging and neutralization of HCl from the exhaust plume of a solid grain rocket motor is achieved by including elemental magnesium as the sole metallic component. The magnesium acts both as a...
5149384 Propellant material  
A solid propellant acts in a chamber to propel a member such as a rocket, the chamber being closed to the atmosphere. The propellant provides high density-impulses and, when combusted, produces...
5076868 High performance, low cost solid propellant compositions producing halogen free exhaust  
High performance solid propellant compositions producing halogen-free exhaust products comprised of Ammonium Nitrate and powdered magnesium and optionally containing polyoxypropylene glycol as a...
5059260 Composite rocket propellant composition with a controllable pressure exponent  
Gem-difluoroamino compounds are employed as a partial or complete replacement for TVOPA (trisvinoxypropyl adduct), tris-1,2,3-[bis(1,2-difluoroamino)-ethoxy]propane, in accordance with the...
4944816 Ultra-ultrahigh burning rate composite modified double-base propellants containing porous ammonium perchlorate  
Ultra-ultrahigh burning rate composite modified double-base propellants are btained by use of porous ammonium perchlorate as a replacement for the ultra-ultrafine ammonium perchlorate. The porous...
4941931 Gas-generated expandable beads as burning rate accelerators  
Mechanical enhancement of the burning rate of solid propellants is achieved y the incorporation of limited percentages of gas-generated-expandable beads into the solid propellant composition...
H000717 High burn rate ammonium perchlorate propellant  
A solid propellant composition employing 2,2-bis(t-butyldicyclopentadienyon)propane (TBD) as the burn rate enhancer in a weight percent from about 2 to about 6 weight percent yields higher...
4881994 Iron oxide catalyst propellant, and method for making same  
A method of making a ferric oxide burning rate catalyst that results in a highly active, finely divided burning rate enhancing catalyst. An iron-containing compound that is capable of vaporization...
4854981 Iron oxide catalyst and method for making same  
A highly active, finely divided ferric oxide burning rate catalyst and method for making the same. The catalyst is made by vaporizing an iron-containing compound that is capable of vaporization at...
4812179 Method of increasing the burning rate enhancement by mechanical accelerators  
The mechanical burning rate accelerators, e.g., graphite linters or alumi whiskers, which are employed to enhance the burning rate of solid propellants are modified by depositing specks of metal...
4798637 Composite solid propellants containing bitetrazoles  
Composite solid propellants are provided containing, in an amount effective to reduce the burning rate of the propellant, at least one bitetrazole compound.
4794682 Making a power source utilizing encapsulated lithium pellets  
A heat exchanger 16 for a thermal power source includes a chamber 18 provided with an igniter 28 and a reactant inlet 30. Within the chamber 18 is a mass of lithium pellets 10 and 12, each...
4775432 High molecular weight polycaprolactone prepolymers used in high-energy formulations  
Poly(caprolactone) polymers are provided having molecular weights of 4000 or higher, are used to form propellant binders. When the high molecular weight poly(caprolactone) polymers are used in...
4747892 Melt-castable explosive composition  
A melt castable explosive composition not based on TNT is disclosed which consists essentially of about 10 to 20 weight percent of a matrix material having a melting temperature of about 60° to...
4747891 Solid propellant containing an aziridinyl bonding agent  
The binder/charge adhesive of the present invention makes it possible to improve the bonding between the charges and the polyurethane binder of a propellent composition. This agent is an...
4707199 Non nitroglycerin-containing composite-modified double-base propellant  
The glycidyl azide polymer produced by hydrolysis of glycidyl chloride fowed by reaction with sodium azide is employed in a crosslinked composite-modified double-base propellant composition both...
4664674 Method of making a priming device for a heating unit  
A method of making priming devices for a fuel element is disclosed. A high quality priming device is obtained by treating suitable pieces of cellulose with catalyzing agents such as manganates or...
4658578 Igniting rocket propellants under vacuum conditions  
Improved igniter compositions for rocket motors are provided which, when cured, are non-volatile and are capable of igniting under vacuum conditions and burning steadily at reduced pressures. Said...
4655859 Azido-based propellants  
A high energy, high performance, ultrahigh-burning rate composite propell results when 2-azidoethyl acrylate is copolymerized with acrylic acid and is employed as the binder system for the...
4655858 Burning rate enhancement of solid propellants by means of metal/oxidant agglomerates  
Preformed metal/oxidant agglomerates for enhancement of propellant burning ate are prepared from a finely divided metal (aluminum, boron, titanium, etc.), ammonium perchlorate, and a small...
4597811 Prevention of unwanted cure catalysis in isocyanate cured binders  
This disclosure identifies certain dicarboxylic acids (e.g., maleic and oic) and methods of use to obtain extended pot life in diisocyanate cured polymer systems such as hydroxy terminated...
4566919 Sensitized cast emulsion explosive composition  
The invention relates to a cast explosive composition having a relatively high density and energy and a critical diameter no larger than about 150 mm at a temperature of 5° C. The composition...
4548659 Cast emulsion explosive composition  
The invention relates to a cast explosive composition having a high density, energy and critical diameter and comprising inorganic oxidizer salt consisting primarily of ammonium nitrate, a...
4482406 Propellant plasticizer  
A plasticizer for propellant compositions is 2-hydroxy-3-butoxypropyl oleate. The plasticizer can be incorporated into propellants which conventionally include a binder fuel component, oxidizer...
4447278 Castable pyrotechnic composition with a chlorinated binder  
The subject of the invention is a castable pyrotechnic composition of the type producing smoke with a colored or colorless flame comprising in particular an oxidation-reduction pair and a...
4445948 Polymer modified TNT containing explosives  
The present invention relates to an improved explosive TNT based composit consisting of TNT, HDX, RDX, aluminum and a small amount of an elastomeric linear polymer having polar groups dissolved or...
4427468 Curable propellant binding systems with bonding agent combination  
A curable binder for use in forming a castable propellant of the hydroxy-terminated polybutadiene type which uses a combination of two bonding agents, an aziridine polyester and an amine...
4412874 Silane ballistic modifier containing propellant  
A silicon compound as a burning rate catalyst for a solid propellant comption is disclosed along with the solid propellant composition for which the silicon compound is an effective catalyst. The...
4411717 Solid rocket propellants comprising guignet's green pigment  
A solid rocket propellant composition comprising a major amount of ammonium perchlorate, a minor amount of aluminum powder, a minor amount of a binder, and an effective, burn rate modifying amount...
4361450 Plastic bonded explosive compositions  
Plastic bonded self-explosive compositions having improved thermal stability consisting essentially of a self-explosive, e.g., hexanitro-stilbene, which exhibit an exotherm as measured by...
4343663 Resin-bonded water-bearing explosive  
Self-supporting water-bearing explosive products, e.g., for use as primers and in blasting and seismic charges, contain discrete cells of an aqueous solution of an inorganic oxidizing salt and/or...
4337103 Composite propellant with differentially cured area at initial burn surface  
Composite rocket propellants, in which the base component is a functionally terminated rubber, and case-bonded rocket motors containing same, are provided, wherein cross-link density at, and...
4332632 Solid propellant composition  
A solid rocket propellant comprising (1) ammonium perchlorate, (2) alumin (3) poly(1,2-butylene) glycol, (4) the reaction product of propylene oxide and either trimethylolpropane, hexanetriol or...
4332631 Castable silicone based magnesium fueled propellant  
A castable solid propellant composition suitable for use as a fuel generator for a ducted rocket motor is provided. The binder for the composition is a crosslinked polysiloxane. The polysiloxane...
4318344 Spinning tubular projectile combustible sabot  
This invention relates to a combustible sabot and process for its preparan for a spinning tubular projectile. This combustible sabot is prepared in such a way and of such materials that it...
4302258 Composite propellant with 0.2μ or smaller metal fuel  
A composite-type propellant is disclosed. The propellant contains metal grains having an average grain size of not more than 0.2μ as an exothermic agent.