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Shell forging methods for army high explosive shells

by Dante R. Marzetta

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Published by Carnegie Institute of Technology .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanical engineering

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    Report--Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1946.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24780288M

    The mm M HE is a conventional, hollow forged steel projectile filled with TNT high-explosive. A TNT supplemental charge may be fitted to projectiles loaded with a deep intrusion fuze cavity and is removable for assembling proximity fuzes such as the M, M and M to the projectile. Like in high explosive heavy German shells, the shell bases were threaded at the rear of the single-piece huge shell body. A special care was given to the shell aerodynamics, needed by the heavy weight and the wanted long ranges, giving way sometimes to the use of a thin steel plate hollow ogival head covering the real shell head.

    High-explosive shell manufacture; a comprehensive treatise on the forging, machining and heat-treatment of high-explosive shells and the manufacture of cartridge cases, primers, and fuses, giving complete directions for tool equipment and methods of setting up machines, together with a.   The influence of the shell material (copper and silicon carbide) on the detonation process in cylindrical high explosive charge is experimentally and numerically investigated. We observed the significant differences of wave pictures in the detonation products and in the shells, which were due to differences in the sound velocities in the shells and rapid destruction of the ceramic shell under Author: Igor Balagansky, Alexey Vinogradov, Lev Merzhievsky, Alexander Matrosov, Ivan Stadnichenko.

    12 Gauge Detonator Exploding Shotgun Shells - Buyer Tip: Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item. If you have any questions regarding . Artillery is a class of heavy military ranged weapons built to launch munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry artillery development focused on the ability to breach defensive walls and fortifications during sieges, and led to heavy, fairly immobile siege technology improved, lighter, more mobile field artillery cannons developed for battlefield use.


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Shell forging methods for army high explosive shells by Dante R. Marzetta Download PDF EPUB FB2

In all plants, however, many problems arose which presented a challenTe to the Industry, In order to make a comprehensive study of the forging of shell steels and ell Its ratifications, the V/ar Department detailed a special research committee of the American Society of. echanlcal Engineers to make a thorough investl^^atlon of the problems and.

A shell is a payload-carrying projectile that, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot.

[not verified in body] Solid shot may contain a pyrotechnic compound if a tracer or spotting charge is ally, it was called a "bombshell", but "shell" has come to be unambiguous in a military.

Excerpt from High-Explosive Shell Manufacture: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Forging, Machining and Heat-Treatment of High-Explosive Shells and the Manufacture of Cartridge Cases, Primers, and Fuses, Giving Complete Directions for Tool Equipment and Methods of Author: Douglas T.

Hamilton. High-explosive shell manufacture; a comprehensive treatise on the forging, machining and heat-treatment of high-explosive shells and the manufacture of cartridge cases, primers, and fuses, giving complete directions for tool equipment and methods of setting up machines, together with a review of the making of powders, high explosives, and fulminatesPages:   US tanks can carry a an anti-personnel round such as the M AP Round.

> The mm M Canister Cartridge was developed for close-in defense of tanks against massed assaulting infantry attack and to break up infantry concentrations, between a. Modern high-explosive artillery shells consist of a shell casing, a propelling charge, and a bursting charge; the propelling charge is ignited by a primer at the base of the shell, and the bursting charge by a fuse in the nose.

An armour-piercing shell has a hollow pointed nose to act as windshield and a heavy, blunt armour-piercing cap and steel core, with the bursting charge located in the. High-Explosive Shell Manufacture: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Forging, Machining and Heat-Treatment of High-Explosive Shells and the Manufacture for Tool Equipment and Methods of Setti [Hamilton, Douglas Thomas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

High-Explosive Shell Manufacture: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Forging, Machining and Heat-Treatment of High Author: Douglas Thomas Hamilton.

High explosive shells changed the importance and role of artillery completely. A civil field war gun was firing a solid 12 pound shot or a primitive cast iron shell aimed by direct fire at a massed infantry formation or opposing battery, probably miles away or less. High-explosive shell definition: a shell containing high explosive | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Of course, the British tested this theory back when they were using small 2 pounder 40mm shell so it could be debated how bigger shells like 76 and 90mm compared. #2 Fusing issues. To get the HE filler to explode, it needed a very accurate fuse so it would explode right after the shell penetrated the armour, not before.

This was a difficult. The explosive cannon shells are the basic ammunition for the Tank along with cannon shells. Once enough research is conducted, explosive uranium shells are made available, which are equal or superior in all regards.

Since regular shells are still specifically required to manufacture uranium variants, any previously manufactured stockpile can be Damage: Impact: physical, Area of effect: explosion. Now for the pounder/77mm the high velocity meant that they had to build up and strengthen the walls of the high explosive shells leaving less space for the explosive itself, this being solved by taking the seemingly obvious step of simply reducing the charge in the MK II version so that it had a lower velocity and allowed thinner-walled shells.

High-explosive incendiary/armor-piercing ammunition (HEIAP) is a form of shell which combines armor-piercing capability and a high-explosive effect. In this respect it is a modern version of an armor-piercing ammunition may also be called semi-armor-piercing high-explosive incendiary (SAPHEI).

Typical of a modern HEIAP shell is the Raufoss Mk designed for weapons such as heavy. Forging of HE Shell to Machining of HE Shell to Cold Extrusion of HE Shell to Compromise Method of Shell Forming to Manufacture of High-Explosive Plastic Shell to Manufacture of Armor-Piercing Shot and Caps to File Size: 2MB.

Apriltonnes of premium quality high explosive had been looted. Yet this stockpile probably accounted for less than per cent of the total Iraqi ammunition and explosive stockpile (Bradley and Ricks, ).

Between July and OctoberIED attacks in Iraq resulted in the deaths of over 1, coalition personnel (ICCC, ).File Size: KB. The present invention contemplates the manufacture of high explosive shells by the forging from a billet or slug of a hollow blank, conical in form, then swinging the sides of the blank inwardly until they are substantially cylindrical, and finally drawing the swung in blank to slightly lengthen the same to provide the shell ready for machining.

The flow function Hot forging of artillery shells 61. formulation enables a quick calculation of all the variables without assuming velocity discontinuity surfaces, but depends on the experience of the user to propose the flow lines. Besides loads, the velocity field is Author: Marques, P.A.F.

Martins. Seeing as finding much information such as actual penetration of High Explosive shells, and not really knowing of what kind of effect they would have on a piece of steel plating, Ive decided to just ask.

Right now in the game, High Explosive shells basically only knock out. noteworthy forward step in the case of high- explosive shell was the forge finish of the cavity. This saved much expensive machining. Casting Versus Forging of Steel Shells has attracted the attention of many ordnance en- gineers.

The principal resistance to casting high-explosive shells arises from a. There are many types of ammo, but the most commonly used one is mm shrapnel, which includes ~8kg of explosive and another ~35kg of metal to serve as the shrapnel. Assuming this is the selected ammo, there are various factors affecting the level.

The Mark 23 was a further development of the Army's Mk-9 & Mk mm artillery shell. This was a kiloton nuclear warhead adapted. What had changed was that the French and British navies had adopted explosive shell in the s. The first use of them by the Russians against the Turks at the Battle of Sinope in proved devastating to the Turks and convinced both the British and the French that something had to be done to counter the threat.Fragmentation is the process by which the casing of a projectile from a bomb, barrel bomb, land mine, IED, artillery, mortar, tank gun, or autocannon shell, rocket, missile, grenade, etc.

is shattered by the detonation of the explosive filler. The correct term for these pieces is "fragmentation" (sometimes shortened to frag); "shards" or "splinters" can be used for non-preformed fragments.