Patent: Ballistic Modification and Solventless Double Base Propellant, and Process Thereof

United States Patent

Stiles et al.

Patent n°: US 8,828,161 B1

Date of Patent: Sep.9, 2014

A double base propellant modifier uses a lead-tin component with a defined amount oflead and a copper component with a defined surface area to effect super-rate burning of double base propellants with defined plateau and mesa burning rate characteristics.