Accession Number : ADD003081

Title :   Isotactic and Syndiotactic Polyvinyl Nitrates and Processes for Their Formation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Strecker,Richard A ; Verderame,Frank D

Report Date : 22 Jun 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Stereoregular polyvinyl alcohol in acetic anhydride reacts with anhydrous nitric acid at -10 to -15C to form new stereoregular polyvinyl nitrate which is useful as a base for propellant compositions and compares favorably in physical and chemical properties to nitrocellulose.

Descriptors :   *Patents, Binders, Propellants, Nitrates, Physical properties, Chemical properties

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE