3rd Light IP Information
Patent Title: Fuse Assembly for a munition
European Patent Number: 3452777
USA Patent Number: 10436561
Description: A fuse mechanism for e.g. a pyrotechnic grenade in which a spring loaded striker lever is held in position by a cammed surface of the fly-off lever. Releasing the Fly-off leaver enables deployment spring-loaded striker lever allowing rapid upward movement of the striker lever at the point where the cammed portion of the fly-off lever is no longer in contact with the striker lever.
This mechanism significantly reduces the noise of ignition associated with fly-off lever devices and improves reliability.
Patent Title: Smoke Device
USA Patent Number: 11009324
Description: A smoke device containing a series of baffles and chambers. The baffles are arranged in a staggered formations such that the holes in each baffle are offset from holes in adjacent baffles. This internal mechanism improves the safety of these types of devices by preventing sparks and flames from exiting the device reducing the fire risk.