The employment of guncotton as a propellant was possible only after the discovery that it could be gelatinized or made into a colloid by the action of so called solvents, e.g.
His name is chiefly known in connexion with ozone, which he began to investigate in 1839, and with guncotton, which he prepared and applied as a propellant in fire-arms early in 1846.
The satellites have sufficient on-board propellant to maintain their orbit stations for at least 5 years.
The propellant cordite was an essential component of ammunition during the First World War, and the solvent acetone was used in its manufacture.
propellant missiles, were successful, at least on paper.
propellant gas required to make smoke.
aerosol propellant at one of its operating centers in Lancashire.
Similarly, its violently exothermic reaction with hydrazine made this an extremely powerful propellant combination for rocket fuel in the late 1950s.
In addition, Iraqi attempts to buy ammonium perchlorate, an oxidiser for solid propellant missiles, were successful, at least on paper.
No differences were found between inhalers containing either propellant.
These use liquid propellant set off by a jolt of high current through tungsten wire.
propellant tank sections, which are largely wound carbon fiber structures.
propellant rocket engine.
As part of the service offering TDG will manage stocks of aerosol propellant at one of its operating centers in Lancashire.
Helium pressurized rocket propellant and rocket fuel provides takeoff and thruster power.
The motor contains solid fuel propellant and can accelerate the rocket to several hundred miles an hour in some cases.
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