Accession Number:

ADD010765

Title:

Method for Preparing Ternary Mixtures of Ethylenediamine Dinitrate, Ammonium Nitrate and Potassium Nitrate.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1983-12-06

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

An explosive ternary nitrate mixture of ethylenediamine dinitrate, ammonium nitrate, and potassium is prepared by mixing together approximately stoichiometric amounts of aqueous nitric acid, ethylenediamine, ammonia, and potassium hydroxide at a temperature of less than about 130 C. The additions can be made simultaneously or sequentially in any order. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE