Accession Number : ADD013007

Title :   Primary Explosive.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Norris,William P

Report Date : 16 Jul 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : This invention provides the compound, potassium 7-hydroxyamino-4, 7-dihdrobenzofuroxanide, useful as a primary explosive. The method of making the compound comprises the reaction of 4,6-dinitrobenzofuroxan with hydroxylamine in the presence of potassium bicarbonate at a temperature of 10-50 C. to produce free flowing small spherical crystals.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *EXPLOSIVES, *POTASSIUM COMPOUNDS, *CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, AMINES, HYDROXYL RADICALS, BICARBONATES, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY), EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, CRYSTALS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE