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Self-consuming materials

United States Patent

9,656,926
May 23, 2017
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A self-consuming structure is disclosed that is formed from a self-consuming composition based on an epoxy or polyurethane having fuel and/or oxidizer molecularly dispersed and/or as particulates in the epoxy or polyurethane. The composition may be used to form self-consuming structural components.
Thoma; Steven G. (Albuquerque, NM), Grubelich; Mark C (Albuquerque, NM), Celina; Mathias C. (Albuquerque, NM), Vaughn; Mark R. (Albuquerque, NM), Knudsen; Steven D. (Stanley, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
13/ 943,959
July 17, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has certain rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.