Accession Number:

ADD013007

Title:

Primary Explosive.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-07-16

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

This invention provides the compound, potassium 7-hydroxyamino-4, 7-dihdrobenzofuroxanide, useful as a primary explosive. The method of making the compound comprises the reaction of 4,6-dinitrobenzofuroxan with hydroxylamine in the presence of potassium bicarbonate at a temperature of 10-50 C. to produce free flowing small spherical crystals.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE