F.H.Gr. Nb (10,5 cm)
Cutaway model of a F.H.Gr.Nb (10,5 cm) as used by the 10,5 cm le FH 18.
It is a smoke shell of the bursting type and is consisting of:
-a fuze, the kl AZ 23 Nb (Pr);
-an exploder, the kz. Zdlg. C/98 Np;
-a bursting charge of 10 cylinders of explosive nr. 2 (picrid acid Grf.88 ) of 122 gr;
-a smoke composition (Nebelfüllung) of 1,86 kg, consisting of oleum (80%) impregnated in pumice (20%) (SO3 auf Bimskies);
-one KPS (Kupfer Panzer Stahl) driving band of 15 mm.
In the side of the shell body there is a filling hole with plug for the smoke composition.
The overall weight of the projectile, including the fuze: 14,0 Kg.
The overall length of the shell with fuze: 490 mm.