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Title: A Sensitivity and Stability Test on Old Artillery Propellants
Author(s): Sorin-Răzvan Eşanu               

Abstract: The paper deals with some experimental investigations performed in order to evaluate some safety and performance characteristics of old simple base propellants for large caliber ammunition, after a “revival” process consisting in supplementary DPA addition. The revived propellants were tested comparative to new and old propellants of similar composition and geometry.

Keywords: nitrocellulose, propellant, simple base, diphenylamine, stabilizer.

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