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