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8518196 Missile having a pyrotechnic charge  
A missile includes a pyrotechnic charge. The missile is constructed in such a way that the pyrotechnic charge is made to burn deflagratively when the missile is used correctly. The pyrotechnic...
8052813 Ignition composition and applications  
An ignition composition and its applications, the ignition composition including at least (a) an explosive fraction that includes at least one primary explosive, (b) an oxidation-reduction system...
7998291 Thermite torch formulation including molybdenum trioxide  
A thermite torch formulation that includes a metal fuel in the form of a magnalium alloy and an oxidizer in the form of MoO3. When the thermite formulation is reacted, a torch may direct at least...
7988802 Thermite torch formulation including combined oxidizers  
A thermite torch formulation that consists essentially of a metal fuel, a first oxidizer CuO, a second oxidizer MoO3, and a binder material. When the thermite formulation is reacted, a torch may...
7806999 Metal and metal oxide granules and forming process  
This invention relates to granules comprising a homogenous mixture of metal flakes and/or metal powder and metal oxide powder, and a binder. The invention also relates to a process for producing...
7789983 Method for making insensitive enhanced blast explosive molding powders  
A method is provided for making blast explosive molding powder. According to an aspect of the invention, energetic solids and a metal powder are suspended in a bulk phase fluid. Lacquer is added...
7678209 Energy-producing material  
An energy-producing material which comprises a chemically uniform polymer material whose monomer units contain an electron donor and an electron acceptor, wherein the stoichiometric ratio of...
7670446 Wet processing and loading of percussion primers based on metastable nanoenergetic composites  
A method is disclosed for preparing metastable nanoenergetic composites (MNC) and for wet loading those MNCs into percussion primer cups. The method involves dispersing nanosize reactants in an...
7632365 Pyrotechnic thermite composition  
A thermite formulation for use in thermite torch applications made up of from about 3 percent by weight to about 35 percent by weight Mg/Al alloy, from about 30 percent by weight to about 70...
7422618 Expansive cell composition for electric rock destruction  
The present invention relates to an expansive cell composition for an electric rock destruction. The expansive cell composition is fabricated using metallic salt that is oxidation agent, metallic...
6792867 Method for producing chemical energy  
Fluoroalkylsilane-coated metal particles having a central metal core, a buffer layer surrounding the core, and a fluoroalkylsilane layer attached to the buffer layer are prepared by combining a...
6641683 Plasticized, wax-based binder system for melt castable explosives  
A melt-castable explosive composition not based on TNT consisting essentially of about 10 to 20 weight percent of a matrix material having a melting temperature of about 80° to 100° C., about 1 to...
6485588 Autoignition material additive  
An apparatus (12) for inflating an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (14) comprises an inflator housing (20). A gas generating material (18) is within the inflator housing (20). The...
6414040 Composition for generating smoke  
A composition for generating smoke, consisting essentially of at least one chlorine compound having a chlorine content of at least 56% by weight of the chlorine compound, and a mixture of at least...
6296678 Long duration infrared-emitting material  
This invention pertains to an article that emits infrared radiation for a period of about 15 minutes or more, depending on the size and shape, and to a process for preparing the article. The...
6217682 Energetic oxetane propellants  
An energetic solid rocket motor propellant having one or more plateau regions of low operating pressure exponent is disclosed. The propellant is formulated from ingredients including an energetic...
6036794 Igniter composition  
An igniter composition, and a method of manufacturing the igniter composin, comprised of an oxidizer dispersed in polyurethane resin using anhydrous acetone as a solvent. The polyurethane resin is...
6019861 Gas generating compositions containing phase stabilized ammonium nitrate  
Gas generating compositions contain a non-azide fuel, phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) and silicon. These gas generant compositions yield inflation gases having a reduced content of...
5811724 Infrared tracer for ammunition  
A pyrotechnic composition that emits essentially only infrared radiation upon combustion contains at least one peroxide component, an oxidizer that is more energetic than the peroxide component, a...
5431756 Method and composition for melt cast explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics  
The invention relates to melt cast explosives, propellants or pyrotechnics which contain a nitrated energetic material such as trinitrotoluene, a desensitizer such as wax or petroleum oil and an...
5192379 Densifying and stabilizing ingredient  
Lead fluoride acts as a densifying and stabilizing ingredient for a propent.
5160387 Emulsion explosive  
An emulsion explosive comprising a discontinuous oxygen-releasing salt phase, a continuous fuel phase and an emulsifier blend, said emulsifier blend comprising a first emulsifier component...
5129972 Emulsifiers and explosive emulsions containing same  
Emulsifiers are disclosed which comprise the reaction product of component (I) with component (II). Component (I) comprises the reaction product of certain carboxylic acids or anhydrides, or ester...
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...
5071496 Low level blasting composition  
A blasting agent is disclosed for use in a borehole having a pressure resistant closure. The blasting agent is used in combination with a primary initiating system comprised of a detonator and an...
H000925 Encapsulated signal illumination flare composition  
An encapsulated signal illuminant flare composition is comprised of powde magnesium from about 45 to about 60 weight percent, of powdered sodium nitrate from about 32 to about 49 weight percent,...
5017251 Shock-resistant, low density emulsion explosive  
The present invention relates to an improved permissible explosive composition. More particularly, the invention relates to a permissible water-in-oil emulsion explosive that is shock-resistant...
5007973 Multicomponent explosives  
A multicomponent explosive composition and its use as a blasting agent in ditching operations and the like. The explosive comprises a fuel component and an oxidizer compnent, both of which are...
4979999 Tracer composition and method of producing same  
A tracer composition with a relatively high luminous output and a moderate burn rate includes from 35 to 47% by weight magnesium; from 40 to 53% by weight strontium nitrate, from 2 to 10% by...
4968365 Pyrotechnical mixture for producing a smoke screen  
A pyrotechnic mixture for producing a smoke screen includes a reduction agent comprising a light metal, at least one oxidation agent comprising potassium nitrate, combustion moderators including...
4919178 Explosive emulsion  
Emulsifiers are disclosed which comprise the reaction product of component (I) with component (II). Component (I) comprises the reaction product of certain carboxylic acids or anhydrides, or ester...
4915756 Pyrotechnical delay charge  
The disclosure relates to a pyrotechnical delay charge which may be mixed in water, comprising 4-17% by weight of boron (B) 0-17% by weight of zirconium (Zr), titanium (Ti) and/or zirconium-nickel...
4915754 High solids ratio solid rocket motor propelant grains and method of construction thereof  
A high acceleration high performance solid rocket motor grain such as for a ballistic defense missile or rocket assisted projectile comprises a propellant material which includes a highly...
4913753 TMXDI, curing agent for hydroxy terminated propellant binders  
The compound m-tetramethylxylene diisocyanate (m-TMXDI), is a domestically, commercially produced aliphatic diisocyanate process produced by a non-phosgenation process for the polyurethane...
4908079 Water in oil type emulsion explosive  
An excellent water in oil type emulsion explosive having both of a superior handling property and a good aging initiating sensitivity at low temperatures and at small calibers, is provided by...
4880483 Pyrophoric composition  
Very good masking of pack diffusion aluminizing or chromizing on any metal to keep portions from being diffusion coated is effected by localized coating of masking powder, the metal portion of...
4875951 Chemical foaming of emulsion explosive compositions  
This invention provides an improved method of foaming a water-in-oil emulsion explosive wherein a gassing agent which is a water-in-oil emulsion containing an aqueous solution of sodium nitrite in...
4875950 Explosive composition  
This invention relates to a dry mix explosive composition which includes a bulking agent which comprises from 1-20% (by weight) of a vegetable protein additive, the bulking agent having a bulk...
4863534 Explosive compositions using a combination of emulsifying salts  
The present invention provides for an explosive composition comprising a discontinuous oxidizer phase comprising at least one oxygen-supplying component, a continuous organic phase comprising at...
4853052 Method for producing a pyrotechnical charge  
The disclosure relates to a method of producing pyrotechnical charges by mixing and granulating the included components in water, a considerable advantage from the point of view of safety. The...
4844756 Water-in-oil emulsions  
A water-in-oil emulsion is disclosed which comprises: (A) a continuous oil phase; (B) a discontinuous aqueous phase; (C) a minor emulsifying amount of at least one salt derived from (C) (I) at...
4828633 Salt compositions for explosives  
Salt compositions are disclosed which comprise: (A) at least one salt moiety derived from (A)(I) at least one high-molecular weight polycarboxylic acylating agent, said acylating agent (A)(I)...
4824495 Combustible coatings as protective delay barriers  
A combustible coating for providing a delay barrier to intrusion into an object. The coating contains a source of fuel as a metal and/or a polymer and a source of oxygen such as an oxidizer. The...
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.
4764229 Sensitization of inorganic oxidizer explosives  
Sensitized inorganic nitrate mixtures with high brisance are provided in which oxygen balance is attained by the incorporation of aluminum dust and hydrocarbons. Cap sensitivity is achieved by...
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...
4743512 Method of manufacturing flat forms from metal powder and product formed therefrom  
A method of manufacturing a flat form from blended metallic powder including a major constituent by weight having a high melting point and a minor constituent by weiht having a substantially lower...
4732626 Water-in-oil emulsion explosive composition  
A water-in-oil emulsion explosive having a high resistance against dead pressing is obtained by adding a cushioning medium having a high impact energy-absorbing property to a water-in-oil emulsion...
4692259 Water-activated, exothermic chemical deicing formulations  
A dry, water-activated, exothermic chemical formulation useful as a deicing agent on surfaces, which includes magnesium metal and magnesium oxide, and at least one chloride salt to depress the...
4689096 Explosive booster composition  
A packaged booster charge is provided which is sensitive to initiation by blasting cap yet which contains no self-explosive ingredient. The composition of the booster comprises a low melting point...