Thursday, October 4, 2012

Developing Defense Industry Equipment and Products

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 engineers many products specifically for the ammunition industry including outer waterproofing, identification, primer sealant, blank sealant, and process equipment – such as our custom dispensing solutions that Hernon developed for large munitions producers.

Ammunition Industry Formulations:
  • External Bullet Sealant 59541
  • Blank Ammunition Sealant 47374, 48641, 48642, 52051, 53162, 53491
  • Explosive Charge Coating 60871
  • Inner Case/Shell Water Proofing
  • Primer Sealant 59621, 59681
  • Bullet Identification 50242
  • New Shot Shell Crimp Sealant

Ammunition Industry Process Equipment:

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. Visitors to the site can view videos of custom dispensing solutions that Hernon has developed for large munitions producers. Some examples of Hernon Manufacturing's Ammunition process equipment:

  • Sureshot 3500 Microjet is capable of dispensing 6000 shots per minute of one microliter each. HernonsMicrojet 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:
  • HernonAutosealer 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:
Hernon provides high speed application and inspection equipment to some of the world’s largest defense contractors. In addition to custom and standard dispensing and curing equipment, Hernon produces and distributes an extensive line of sealants for military and commercial use. Hernon produces numerous Mil-Spec qualified sealants, is an ISO-9001:2008 registered company and has received ITAR Registration – the International Traffic in Arms Regulations Registration. Hernon was chosen to win the William C. Schwartz Industry Innovation Award for having developed new water-proofing technology for ammunition used by the military and law enforcement, as well as for an advanced process of applying sealants to bullets.

Hernon Manufacturing has been in business for more than 30 years and offers solutions to recognized international companies in applications such as automotive, electrical, electronics, communication, aerospace, appliances, military ammunition, power generation, and transportation. These technologies include anaerobic, cyanoacrylate, epoxies, acrylics, mathacrylates, and UV visible cure.
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