Catalysis of Nitramine Propellants by Metal Borohydrides
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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Burning rates were measured over the pressure range 10 to 280 MPa for an inert binder HMX-based nitramine propellant with and without added sodium borohydride NaBH4. The addition of 6.4 NaBH4 resulted in more than a two-fold increase in burning rate over the pressure range 30-300 MPa.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Ammunition and Explosives