Patent Number: 6,170,234

Title: Solid particle aerosol belt and dissemination method

Abstract: A particulate aerosol dissemination device comprising a shreddable belt is disclosed. The belt has a plurality of individual cells aligned along the belt length and which extend across the belt width. The cells are separated by partitions extending between the cells across the belt width. The cells are capable of holding a solid aerosol filler comprising any one of the following: obscurant or smoke generating materials; pesticides; insecticides; fungicides; riot control agents; fertilizer; and feed. A method for disseminating a solid particle aerosol using the belt and a process for manufacturing the aerosol belt segments is also disclosed.

Inventors: Malecki; Raymond J. (Perryhall, MD), Rouse; William G. (Havre de Grace, MD), Morgan; Samuel (Orlando, FL)

Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army

International Classification: A01M 7/00 (20060101); B05B 7/14 (20060101); F41H 9/00 (20060101); F41H 9/06 (20060101); B65B 009/06 (); B65B 061/18 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018