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