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Synonyms for propellant

tending to or capable of propelling

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However, if you simply load down (say only half of the slow burn rate propellant of a favorite hunting load), you will likely experience erratic ignition or even a misfire, which may result in lodging the bullet in the barrel.
Aerosol propellants are categorized into varied types based on their functionalities, such as DME, HFC, HFO, other hydrocarbons, and others.
Because the new propellant provides improved performance and volumetric efficiency compared to hydrazine, more of it can be stored in propellant tanks of the same volume, resulting in a 50-percent increase in spacecraft maneuvering capability for a given volume.
BAE Systems began producing MK 90 propellant grains in October 2012, with the first delivery occurring in August 2013.
The Air Force, NASA, Defense Department and commercial companies could benefit from switching to a safer fuel such as the green propellant, Myers said.
As a side note, this effect is one of the reasons you don't want to expose propellant or ammunition to high temperatures for long periods of time.
The solid core motor of the first stage is said to be one of the largest rocket motors in the world and will use 138 tonnes of a propellant called Hydroxyl Terminated Poly- Butadiene ( HTPB).
TO BUILD A BETTER MOTOR: THE CONTINUED ANALYSIS OF PROPELLANT ADDITTIVES AND THEIR EFFECTS ON COMBUSTION.
Kubota (senior research scientist of the propellant combustion laboratory, Asahi Kasei Chemicals, Japan) presents an introductory text on the combustion of energetic materials for readers engaged in rocketry or explosives technology.
With the HFA propellant, you get a slightly higher tachycardic response that takes off sooner than what you see with CFC [chlorofluorocarbon] propellants," said Dr.
Aerosol consists of propellant and the product itself, which can be in the form of a liquid, foam or semi-solid.
Currently, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issues permits to purchase and/or sell propellant powders and/or small arms ammunition primers in Pennsylvania.
Ellery Villalobos, the ammunition team chief, stands a distance away from the vehicle, a red propellant bag slung over his shoulder.
Doctors recommend that these patients use inhalers with the alternative propellant.