Accession Number:

ADD019068

Title:

Insensitive Binary Explosive Production Process

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 5 Jun 97, patented 12 May 98

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-05-12

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The present invention provides a multi-component explosive composition comprising 2-ethylhexyl nitrate and a granular solid oxidizer. An optional additional component is a second fuel, e.g., aluminum. An optional component in the absence of the second fuel is azodicarbonamide. Methods for making the explosive are provided.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE