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Title: Low profile thermite igniter

Abstract

A thermite igniter/heat source comprising a housing, high-density thermite, and low-density thermite. The housing has a relatively low profile and can focus energy by means of a torch-like ejection of hot reaction products and is externally ignitable.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Camden, OH
  2. Spring Valley, OH
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
MONSANTO RESEARCH CORP
OSTI Identifier:
867729
Patent Number(s):
4996922
Application Number:
07/436,573
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C06 - EXPLOSIVES C06C - DETONATING OR PRIMING DEVICES
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F42 - AMMUNITION F42B - EXPLOSIVE CHARGES, e.g. FOR BLASTING, FIREWORKS, AMMUNITION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00053
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
profile; thermite; igniter; heat; source; comprising; housing; high-density; low-density; relatively; focus; energy; means; torch-like; ejection; hot; reaction; products; externally; ignitable; source comprising; heat source; reaction product; reaction products; thermite igniter; /102/

Citation Formats

Halcomb, Danny L, and Mohler, Jonathan H. Low profile thermite igniter. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Halcomb, Danny L, & Mohler, Jonathan H. Low profile thermite igniter. United States.
Halcomb, Danny L, and Mohler, Jonathan H. Tue . "Low profile thermite igniter". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867729.
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abstractNote = {A thermite igniter/heat source comprising a housing, high-density thermite, and low-density thermite. The housing has a relatively low profile and can focus energy by means of a torch-like ejection of hot reaction products and is externally ignitable.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1991},
month = {3}
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