Accession Number : ADD015340

Title :   High Energy Cast Explosives Based on Dinitropropylacrylate.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 7 May 76, patented 3 Mar 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Scott, Barbara A ; Koch, Lily E

Report Date : 03 Mar 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A castable explosive composition of 80 to 87 percent cyclo-1,3,5,7-tetramethylene-2,4,6,8-tetra nitramine (HMX) in dinitropropyl acrylate binder is obtained through careful choice of particle sizes. Up to 92% solids loading, without loss of castability, is obtained when spherical aluminum is incorporated into the mix. Other comonomers may be used in the binder and other solids added.

Descriptors :   *ACRYLATES, *EXPLOSIVES, *PATENTS, *HIGH ENERGY, ALUMINUM, BINDERS, PARTICLES, SELECTION, SOLIDS, HMX, VISCOSITY, NITRO RADICALS, PROPYL RADICALS

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE