Accession Number:

ADD002041

Title:

2,2,2-Fluorodinitroethyl 2-Nitroalkyl Acetals and Methods of Preparation.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-06-26

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

This patent application presents the synthesis of unsymmetrical nitro and fluoronitro acetals of the formulas ROCHCH3OR wherein R does not equal R, but wherein both R and R are selected from the group consisting of -CH2CXYNO2, - CH2CNO22CH3, -CH2CUVCXYNO2, and -CH2CUVCWZCXYNO2, wherein X and Y vary independently and are selected from the group consisting of F and NO2, and wherein U, V, W, and Z vary independently and are selected from the group consisting of H, F, and NO2. These compounds are useful as energetic plasticizers in rocket propellants or explosives.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE