Tracer compositions #4

Composition

29.7  
Strontium peroxide
20.5  
Magnesium
3.3  
Calcium resinate
11  
PVC

Description

CAUTION:Compositions containing peroxides are sensitive to initiation. Beginners are advised to avoid such compositions.

 

 

U.S. M220 20mm 

U.S. M242 20mm 

AMCP 706-284

McIntyre

PATR 2700

Ellern

PEP 12(1)

color 

Red 

Red 

Red 

Red 

Red 

Red 

Red 

Potassium perchlorate 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

Strontium nitrate

35.5

34.5

 

33.3

40

55

40.34

Strontium peroxide

29.7

22.1

65.6

26.7

 

 

 

Barium peroxide 

 

 

3.4

 

 

 

 

Lead peroxide 

 

 

3.4

 

 

 

 

Strontium oxalate 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

Magnesium powder 

20.5

19.8

 

26.7 (50-100 mesh), 26.7 (powdered)

28

28

24.01

Magnalium, 200 mesh

 

 

21.8

 

 

 

 

Calcium resinate 

3.3

4.3

6

6.7 (of type 1),  1.6 (of type 2)

4

 

19.45

PVC

11

12.6

 

 

 

17

 

Oxamide

 

6.7

 

 

 

 

12.6

Polyethylene

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.6

Source: 
McIntyre, Ellern