Accession Number:

ADD008318

Title:

Preparation of Hexanitrostilbene.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-09-09

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

There is disclosed a process for converting 2,2, 4,4, 6,6-hexanitrobibenzyl HNBB to 2,2, 4,4 6,6 hexanitrostilbene HNS in high yields by reaching HNBB with a halogenating agent in the presence of a base in an organic solvent or a liquid suspending agent. A preferred halogenating agent is bromine a preferred base is pyridine a preferred solvent is dimethylformamide and a preferred liquid suspending agent is toluene or chlorobenzene. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE