Accession Number : ADD015897
Title : N,N'-BIS(4,4,4-Trinitrobutyryl)Hydrazine.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 15 Jun 92, patented 2 Feb 93,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Sitzmann, Michael E
Report Date : 02 Feb 1993
Pagination or Media Count : 3
Abstract : N,N'-Bis(4,4,4-trinitrobutyryl)hydrazine which is prepared by reacting 4,4,4-trinitrobutyryl chloride with hydrazine in methanol at low temperature. This compound is sensitive enough to be used as an initiating explosive and thermally stable enough to be used in missile warheads.
Descriptors : *EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, *HYDRAZINES, CHLORIDES, LOW TEMPERATURE, METHANOLS, TEMPERATURE, PATENTS, BUTYRATES, GUIDED MISSILE WARHEADS, THERMAL STABILITY
Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE