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Title: Non-lead environmentally safe projectiles and explosive container

Abstract

A solid object having controlled frangibility, such as a bullet or a container for explosives, is made by combining two different metals in proportions calculated to achieve a desired density, without using lead. A wetting material is deposited on the base constituent which is made of a relative dense, hard material. The wetting material enhances the wettability of the base constituent with the binder constituent, which is lighter and softer than the base constituent. 10 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
6413093
Patent Number(s):
5913256
Application Number:
PPN: US 8-966790
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 10 Nov 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; ALLOYS; AMMUNITION; BINDERS; CHEMICAL EXPLOSIVES; DENSITY; FABRICATION; WETTABILITY; EXPLOSIVES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; 450100* - Military Technology, Weaponry, & National Defense- Chemical Explosions & Explosives

Citation Formats

Lowden, R A, McCoig, T M, Dooley, J B, and Smith, C M. Non-lead environmentally safe projectiles and explosive container. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Lowden, R A, McCoig, T M, Dooley, J B, & Smith, C M. Non-lead environmentally safe projectiles and explosive container. United States.
Lowden, R A, McCoig, T M, Dooley, J B, and Smith, C M. Tue . "Non-lead environmentally safe projectiles and explosive container". United States.
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