Accession Number:

ADD018972

Title:

Process for Preparing Ammonium Dinitramide

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 15 Oct 92, patented 3 Feb 98

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1998-02-03

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE