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Compatibility Testing of Hernon® Supertacker® 357 and Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company Primasheet 1000

PETN Model Hernon Manufacturing, Inc.® is proud to announced that Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense in testing has confirmed that Supertacker® 357 is compatible with EBAD produced Primasheet 1000. Please see this report for a summary of testing. Primasheet 1000 is a rubberized sheet explosive based on pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN also known as PENTA or TEN and other names), which features an R.E. factor of 1.66. Primasheet 1000 is 65% PETN, 8% Nitrocellulose,...

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Hernon Supertacker Used in UConn Application

Supertacker 300 ml Hernon® Supertacker® adhesives has become involved in the development of the GlueX photon beam line at the University of Connecticut. The GlueX project is intended to quantify understanding of the confinement of quarks and gluons in quantum chromodynamics (QCD). The specific project involving Supertacker® involves bonding mounting wires to diamond wafers. Project lead Igor Senderovich is a Graduate Student at UConn. The diamond radiators are part of...

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How To Make Better Oil Seals

Oil seals are an integral part of rotary applications. They ensure consistent and reliable performance of mechanical equipment such as gearboxes and hydraulic cylinders as well as in other power transmission and automotive applications. They do this by closing spaces between stationary and moving components of an engine which helps stop lubricant from leaking. They also prevent harmful contaminants, such as other fluids or dirt from entering machinery. Traditional Problems...

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