US 11,879,712 B1
Fired cartridge case collectors and methods of use thereof
Richard B. Moore, Forest Hill, MD (US); David F Whittaker, Baltimore, MD (US); Kevin S Wallace, Darlington, MD (US); Todd W Bille, Annandale, VA (US); Gregory A Peiffer, Ellicott City, MD (US); and Steven M Weitz, Annandale, VA (US)
Assigned to The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC (US)
Filed by Combat Capabilities Development Command, Chemical Biological Center, APG, MD (US)
Filed on Oct. 7, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/064,688.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/912,274, filed on Oct. 8, 2019.
Int. Cl. F42B 39/22 (2006.01); G01N 1/04 (2006.01)
CPC F42B 39/22 (2013.01) [G01N 1/04 (2013.01)] 25 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A fired cartridge case collector, comprising:
a base having a collection post, wherein the collection post of the base is configured to collect and suspend a fired cartridge case without causing contact to an exterior surface of the fired cartridge case; and
a protective envelope having a first end and a second end opposite the first end, wherein the first end of the protective envelope is configured to be removably secured to the base, and the protective envelope is configured to prevent contact between an interior surface of the protective envelope and the exterior surface of the fired cartridge case while the protective envelope is removably secured to the base; and
wherein at least one of said base and said protective envelope includes breathable perforations.