Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Hernon Manufacturing Introduces Eco-Friendly and U.S. Military Approved Ammunition Sealants

Environmentally friendly sealants, including Hernon's External Ammunition Sealant which meet and exceed the leak tests of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy, as well as other products and process equipment for the ammunition industry are now featured on the companies specialized website.

Hernon Manufacturing, the innovator in adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment, introduces its specialized website addressing products for the ammunition industry at Included in the numerous products and process equipment featured on the site are Hernon's environmentally friendly External Ammunition Sealant and Blank Ammunition Sealants. The External Ammunition Sealant seals the projectile in the cartridge and the primer. Sealed bullets with Hernon Ammunition Sealant will meet and exceed the leak test of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.

Hernon Manufacturing has long been a leader in adhesives and sealants for the ammunition industry. Custom military applications are the root of Hernon’s existence. In recent years the ammunition industry, like other facets of manufacturing, has become increasingly more sophisticated. They face the same concerns as other industries regarding sustainability and ecological responsibility in an environment of increased competition. Hernon’s External Ammunition Sealant and Blank Ammunition Sealants are environmentally friendly and are excellent for replacing solvent based systems these sealants offer superior sealing ability, faster and simplified production lines and improved standard deviation.

Hernon has introduced a specialized website addressing products for this industry at This site features products including outer waterproofing, identification, primer sealant, blank sealant, and process equipment. Visitor to the site can view videos of custom dispensing solutions that Hernon has developed for large munitions producers. In the future, Hernon's sales and marketing team will be adding more engaging content for designers and buyers on this site.

Some examples of Hernon Manufacturing's Ammunition process equipment:

  • Sureshot 3500 Microjet is capable of dispensing 6000 shots per minute of one microliter each. Hernons Microjet Technology facilitates precision, no contact, high speed dispensing. As result of the companies persistent commitment to quality and thorough testing they can ensure continuous microjetting for hundreds of millions of dispense cycles in a hardened industrial environment without variation and or failure. Watch the Sureshot 3500 Microjet video now:
  • Hernon Autosealer 5500 Sealant Assembly System is capable of sealing the bullet and primer of fully assembled pistol, rifle and blank ammunition cartridges . Optional high speed robotic cartridge part loading facilitates system speeds of 250- 300 PPM. Changing machine tooling from one caliber to another can be accomplished in minutes. Watch the Autosealer 5500 video now:
  • Hernon Manufacturing can also offer a Stand-Alone System or integrate the Sureshot 3500 Microjet dispensing and U.V. Curing Systems on a customer's present production machine. Hernon also manufactures a complete line of ammunition sealants for bullets , primers, blank ammunitions and shotgun shell crimps. Watch the Pick and Place Bullet Sealing video now:

About Hernon Manufacturing

Hernon Manufacturing has been committed to delivering world class adhesive, sealant, and impregnation solutions along with precision dispensing systems for nearly four decades. A long-time member of Central Florida’s industrial manufacturing community, Hernon offers strong brands and technologies, all made in the United States, for a diverse range of industries including: Energy/Power Generation, Medical, Electronics, Electrical, Automotive, Appliances, Sporting Goods, Ammunition, Communications, Aerospace, Aviation, High Tech Audio, Defense, Fire Suppression, Transportation, and Marine.

For additional information about Hernon's products and process equipment for the ammunition industry, please visit, email or call 407-322-4000 and ask for assistance for ammunition sealing applications.

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