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SHELL 155 MM SMOKE ERFB

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SHELL 155 MM SMOKE ERFB


SPECIFICATION / CHARACTERISTICS :
a) Mass of the shell with fuze 44 kgs (Approx)
b) Length of the shell with fuze 878 mm
c) Smoke emission duration 6 min ± 45 sec
d) Maximum rotation on expelling 12, 000 rpm
e) Minimum rotation on expelling 5,000 rpm
f) Velocity at separation <345>
g) Descent rate of canister 50 m/s
h) Optimum height of burst 300 m
i) Compatible charges Green bag (3-5)
White bag (4-7)
Charge 8, Charge 9
j) Compatible fuze DM 153
k) Maximum range 24 km
l) Shelf life 10 years
m) Maximum Chamber pressure 440 Mpa
n) Operating temp. -20°C to +60°C
o) Storage temp. Mean value during the year <35>
Minimum -40°C
Max + 55° C +1140 W/M⊃2; Solar radiation, equivalent to approx. 70°C
 
QUALITY :
Quality is ensured at every stage of manufacture. Shells are filled and a carrying handle of ‘T’ shape is fitted under strict Quality Control and Proof carried out for their performance requirements.
RELIABILITY :
Reliability of Shells is ensured by independent testing of each sub systems/sub-assemblies and also further as a complete store for its functioning requirements.
PACKING :
The shells are packed in unit loads in wooden pallets containing 12 shells in each unit.
STOWAGE DIMENSION OF UNIT LOAD :

Length

915 mm

Width

1060 mm

Height

570 mm
Mass of Unit Load 556 kgs
 
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :

Compatibility

G

Hazard Division

1.2

Fire fighting classification

2