|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||102/438 ; 102/455 ; 102/457 ; 102/496|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 45 인용 특허 : 8|
In a method and apparatus for manufacturing a flechette load, a series of operative steps are carried out to produce a matrix-supported load of flechettes held in a desired array. First, a load of flechettes are mounted by a die end cap in a desired array in which at least the trailing end portions thereof are exposed and disposed in closely spaced side-by-side relation. Next, the die end cap is assembled to a die body such that at least the exposed trailing end portions of the flechettes are placed in the mold cavity of the assembled die. A mixture of e...
A fletchette load comprising: (a) a load of flechettes; and (b) a matrix molded directly to said flechettes such that said flechettes are supported in desired alignments relative to one another with, at the most, only pointed-tipped leading portions of said flechettes extending from said matrix, whereby said matrix-supported load of flechette can be placed as a unit into a shell casing, said matrix being a block-like foam body composed of styrofoam.