Light gas gun with reduced timing jitter

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A gas gun having a prepressurized projectile held in place with a glass rod in compression is described. The glass rod is destroyed with an explosive at a precise time which allows a restraining pin to be moved by pneumatic means and free the projectile.

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15 p.

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Laabs, Gary W.; Funk, David J. & Asay, Blaine W. December 1, 1996.

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A gas gun having a prepressurized projectile held in place with a glass rod in compression is described. The glass rod is destroyed with an explosive at a precise time which allows a restraining pin to be moved by pneumatic means and free the projectile.

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15 p.

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OSTI as DE00757041

Medium: P; Size: 15 pages

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  • Patent File Date: 1996 Dec 30

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  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A8774502
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 757041
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710870

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  • December 1, 1996

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Laabs, Gary W.; Funk, David J. & Asay, Blaine W. Light gas gun with reduced timing jitter, patent, December 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710870/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.