Accession Number : ADA011026


Title :   Proceedings of the Symposium on Lead and Copper Azides


Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings, 25-26 Oct 1966


Corporate Author : EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT WALTHAM ABBEY (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Taylor, G. W. ; Duke, J. R. ; Blay, N. J. ; Johansson, S. ; Hyatt, R. ; Todd, G. ; Higgs, H. G. ; McDougall, J. L. ; Harris, R. C. ; Holloway, K. J.


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Report Date : 26 OCT 1966


Pagination or Media Count : 129


Abstract : The purpose of the Symposium was to survey the present state of knowledge of the chemistry of lead azide as it affects preparation and use of the substance as an initiating explosive. Discussion includes the crystallography of lead and copper azides, the effect of environmental conditions, analytical problems and the hazards in preparation and handling.


Descriptors :   *LEAD AZIDES , CRYSTAL STRUCTURE , MANUFACTURING , CORROSION , HAZARDS , SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY) , EXPLOSIONS , UNITED KINGDOM , COPPER COMPOUNDS , DECOMPOSITION , CHEMICAL ANALYSIS , POLYMORPHISM , AZIDES.


Subject Categories : INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL PROCESSING
      INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
      AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES
      CRYSTALLOGRAPHY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE