The explosive components facility - fulfilling its role as a national resource

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The Explosive Components Facility (ECF) is a major, low-hazard, non-nuclear, research and development facility of the Sandia National Laboratories/Albuquerque (SNL). Sandia Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed-Martin, operates this designated User Facility for the Department of Energy (DOE). The ECF consolidates many SNL energetic-materials activities and provides a unique combination of explosive-technologies, neutronic-components, batteries, and weapons-evaluation capabilities. This paper describes the project objectives, the basic building features, programmatic capabilities, and the processes used to beneficially occupy and assess readiness to operate.

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Johnson, D.R. & Bonzon, L.L. August 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The Explosive Components Facility (ECF) is a major, low-hazard, non-nuclear, research and development facility of the Sandia National Laboratories/Albuquerque (SNL). Sandia Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed-Martin, operates this designated User Facility for the Department of Energy (DOE). The ECF consolidates many SNL energetic-materials activities and provides a unique combination of explosive-technologies, neutronic-components, batteries, and weapons-evaluation capabilities. This paper describes the project objectives, the basic building features, programmatic capabilities, and the processes used to beneficially occupy and assess readiness to operate.

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OSTI as DE96013407

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  • 27. DOD explosives safety seminar, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 19-22 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE96013407
  • Report No.: SAND--96-1959C
  • Report No.: CONF-9608113--2
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 279698
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc665681

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Johnson, D.R. & Bonzon, L.L. The explosive components facility - fulfilling its role as a national resource, article, August 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc665681/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.