Breakdown of Solid Propellants and Explosives, Recovery of Nitramines.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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
- Ammunition and Explosives