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Investigating Guns, Bombs, and Rockets: A New NIST Reference Material for Smokeless Powder Measurements

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Author(s)

William A. MacCrehan, Mary Bedner

Abstract

This short article describes how the compositional measurements of smokeless powder have important forensic and military applications. It also details a NIST Reference Material that is now available to support the accuracy of those measurements.
Citation
American Laboratory

Keywords

diphenylamine, ethyl centralite, nitroglycerin, quality assurance, RM 8107 additives in smokeless powder, smokeless powder

Citation

MacCrehan, W. and Bedner, M. (2006), Investigating Guns, Bombs, and Rockets: A New NIST Reference Material for Smokeless Powder Measurements, American Laboratory, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=832102 (Accessed July 6, 2022)
Created January 1, 2006, Updated February 17, 2017