Accession Number:

ADD010529

Title:

Breakdown of Solid Propellants and Explosives, Recovery of Nitramines.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1983-06-21

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Processes are described for reclaiming nitramines from propellants by dissolution of the crosslinked propellant binder gy heating the propellant with either 1 a mixture of 2-aminoethanol, an aromatic solvent, and optionally a second low molecular weight alcohol, or 2 a mixture of a mineral acid HC1, H2C1, H2SO4, and H3PO4, but not HNO3, a organic solvent which is acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, ethylene glycol monomethyl ether, tetrahydrofuran, or mixtures thereof, and water. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE