HIGH ENERGY OXIDIZER STABILIZATION STUDIES.
Final rept. 14 Jan 65-14 May 66,
ESSO RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING CO LINDEN N J
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Stabilization studies on a higher energy oxidizer included the study of the early stages of thermal decomposition, analysis of a contaminate, optimization of a treatment procedure, studies on the mechanism of stabilization and a semi-empirical additive screening study. Decomposition studies showed that changes in the decomposition process occurred during early stages of decomposition. Gas evolution during the induction period is unrelated to the length of the induction period. A new method of stabilization was demonstrated and optimized. Attempts were made to overcome the inherent disadvantages of the stabilizer. A synthesis study indicated that synthesis conditions affect the stability of the oxidizer. Leads on new additives were found in the screening study. Author
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