Accession Number:

ADD019191

Title:

Explosive Compositions

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Feb 96, patented 22 Sep 98

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-09-22

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 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