Process for Preparing Ammonium Dinitramide
Patent, Filed 15 Oct 92, patented 3 Feb 98
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A process for preparing ammonium dinitramide by 1 nitrating either ethyl carbamate or methyl carbamate to form the corresponding mononitrate compound, ethyl N-nitrocarbamate or methyl N-nitrocarbamate 2 reacting the N-nitrocarbamate with ammonia under anhydrous conditions to produce the corresponding ammonium salt ammonium ethyl N-nitrocarbamate or ammonium methyl N-nitrocarbamate 3 nitrating the ammonium salt and then treating the reaction mixture with ammonia to produce ammonium dinitramide, ammonium nitrate, and regenerate the original ethyl carbamate or methyl carbamate compound.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Ammunition and Explosives