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Title: Explosive bulk charge

Abstract

An explosive bulk charge, including: a first contact surface configured to be selectively disposed substantially adjacent to a structure or material; a second end surface configured to selectively receive a detonator; and a curvilinear side surface joining the first contact surface and the second end surface. The first contact surface, the second end surface, and the curvilinear side surface form a bi-truncated hemispherical structure. The first contact surface, the second end surface, and the curvilinear side surface are formed from an explosive material. Optionally, the first contact surface and the second end surface each have a substantially circular shape. Optionally, the first contact surface and the second end surface consist of planar structures that are aligned substantially parallel or slightly tilted with respect to one another. The curvilinear side surface has one of a smooth curved geometry, an elliptical geometry, and a parabolic geometry.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1178276
Patent Number(s):
9,010,249
Application Number:
13/758,416
Assignee:
Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22800
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Feb 04
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; 02 PETROLEUM

Citation Formats

Miller, Jacob Lee. Explosive bulk charge. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Miller, Jacob Lee. Explosive bulk charge. United States.
Miller, Jacob Lee. Tue . "Explosive bulk charge". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1178276.
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