Chemical and Physical Properties of Hi-Cal-2

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As part of the Navy Project Zip to consider various boron-containing materials as possible high-energy fuels, the chemical and physical properties of Hi-Cal-2 prepared by the Callery Chemical Company were evaluated at the NACA Lewis laboratory. Elemental chemical analysis, heat of combustion, vapor pressure and decomposition, freezing point, density, self ignition temperature, flash point, and blow-out velocity were determined for the fuel. Although the precision of measurement of these properties was not equal to that obtained for hydrocarbons, this special release research memorandum was prepared to make the data available as soon as possible.

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Spakowski, A. E.; Allen, Harrison, Jr. & Caves, Robert M. October 5, 1955.

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As part of the Navy Project Zip to consider various boron-containing materials as possible high-energy fuels, the chemical and physical properties of Hi-Cal-2 prepared by the Callery Chemical Company were evaluated at the NACA Lewis laboratory. Elemental chemical analysis, heat of combustion, vapor pressure and decomposition, freezing point, density, self ignition temperature, flash point, and blow-out velocity were determined for the fuel. Although the precision of measurement of these properties was not equal to that obtained for hydrocarbons, this special release research memorandum was prepared to make the data available as soon as possible.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20050071619 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E55J03
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 20050071619
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc64882

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Spakowski, A. E.; Allen, Harrison, Jr. & Caves, Robert M. Chemical and Physical Properties of Hi-Cal-2, report, October 5, 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc64882/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.