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Title: Perfluorocarbon vapor tagging of blasting cap detonators

Abstract

A plug for a blasting cap is made of an elastomer in which is dissolved a perfluorocarbon. The perfluorocarbon is released as a vapor into the ambient over a long period of time to serve as a detectable taggant.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Shoreham, NY)
  2. (Patchogue, NY)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY
OSTI Identifier:
863831
Patent Number(s):
4256038
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) BNL
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-0016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
perfluorocarbon; vapor; tagging; blasting; cap; detonators; plug; elastomer; dissolved; released; ambient; period; time; serve; detectable; taggant; carbon vapor; blasting cap; /102/149/436/

Citation Formats

Dietz, Russell N., and Senum, Gunnar I. Perfluorocarbon vapor tagging of blasting cap detonators. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Dietz, Russell N., & Senum, Gunnar I. Perfluorocarbon vapor tagging of blasting cap detonators. United States.
Dietz, Russell N., and Senum, Gunnar I. Thu . "Perfluorocarbon vapor tagging of blasting cap detonators". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863831.
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title = {Perfluorocarbon vapor tagging of blasting cap detonators},
author = {Dietz, Russell N. and Senum, Gunnar I.},
abstractNote = {A plug for a blasting cap is made of an elastomer in which is dissolved a perfluorocarbon. The perfluorocarbon is released as a vapor into the ambient over a long period of time to serve as a detectable taggant.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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