SMALL-SCALE IMPACT SENSITIVITY TESTING ON EDC37

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EDC37 was tested at LLNL to determine its impact sensitivity in the LLNL's drop hammer system. The results showed that impact sensitivities of the samples were between 86 cm and 156 cm, depending on test methods. EDC37 is a plastic bonded explosive consisting of 90% HMX, 1% nitrocellulose and binder. We recently conducted impact sensitivity testing in our drop hammer system and the results are presented in this report.

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HSU, P C; HUST, G & MAIENSCHEIN, J L April 28, 2008.

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EDC37 was tested at LLNL to determine its impact sensitivity in the LLNL's drop hammer system. The results showed that impact sensitivities of the samples were between 86 cm and 156 cm, depending on test methods. EDC37 is a plastic bonded explosive consisting of 90% HMX, 1% nitrocellulose and binder. We recently conducted impact sensitivity testing in our drop hammer system and the results are presented in this report.

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  • Report No.: LLNL-TR-403396
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/938484 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 938484
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc898599

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HSU, P C; HUST, G & MAIENSCHEIN, J L. SMALL-SCALE IMPACT SENSITIVITY TESTING ON EDC37, report, April 28, 2008; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc898599/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.