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Pre-molded AFT seal for discarding sabot projectiles

Image Number 3 for United States Patent #5962807.

The present invention is directed to a pre-molded aft seal for an armor piercing fin stabilized discarding sabot (APFSDS) projectile, comprising a plastic sleeve made from a material selected from the group consisting of thermoplastic polyurethane and thermoplastic polyester elastomer, and effective to seal an APFSDS projectile from combustion products, the plastic aft sleeve further comprising an outwardly flanged first portion having a radius of curvature of from about 0.1 to 5 inches; a constantly decreasing diameter second portion; and an inwardly flanged substantially conical third portion connected to the second portion by a curved portion having a radius of curvature of from about 0 to 0.25 inch.

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