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Title: Novel high explosive compositions

Abstract

This is a technique of preparing explosive compositions by the in-situ reaction of polynitroaliphatic compounds with one or more carboranes or carborane derivatives. One or more polynitroaliphatic reactants are combined with one or more carborane reactants in a suitable container and mixed to a homogeneous reaction mixture using a stream of inert gas or conventional mixing means. Ordinarily the container is a fissure, crack, or crevice in which the explosive is to be implanted. The ratio of reactants will determine not only the stoichiometry of the system, but will effect the quality and quantity of combustion products, the explosive force obtained as well as the impact sensitivity. The test values can shift with even relatively slight changes or modifications in the reaction conditions. Eighteen illustrative examples accompany the disclosure. (46 claims)

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5824313
Patent Number(s):
US 3378416
Assignee:
US Atomic Energy Comm. TUL; EDB-82-032090
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 13 Nov 1963
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; 02 PETROLEUM; CHEMICAL EXPLOSIVES; CHEMICAL PREPARATION; CARBORANES; EXPLOSIVE STIMULATION; MIXING; NITRO COMPOUNDS; RARE GASES; USA; WELL COMPLETION; WELL STIMULATION; BORON COMPOUNDS; CARBON COMPOUNDS; ELEMENTS; EXPLOSIVES; FLUIDS; GASES; NONMETALS; NORTH AMERICA; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; STIMULATION; SYNTHESIS; 450100* - Military Technology, Weaponry, & National Defense- Chemical Explosions & Explosives; 020300 - Petroleum- Drilling & Production

Citation Formats

Perry, D.D., Fein, M.M., and Schoenfelder, C.W. Novel high explosive compositions. United States: N. p., 1968. Web.
Perry, D.D., Fein, M.M., & Schoenfelder, C.W. Novel high explosive compositions. United States.
Perry, D.D., Fein, M.M., and Schoenfelder, C.W. Tue . "Novel high explosive compositions". United States.
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abstractNote = {This is a technique of preparing explosive compositions by the in-situ reaction of polynitroaliphatic compounds with one or more carboranes or carborane derivatives. One or more polynitroaliphatic reactants are combined with one or more carborane reactants in a suitable container and mixed to a homogeneous reaction mixture using a stream of inert gas or conventional mixing means. Ordinarily the container is a fissure, crack, or crevice in which the explosive is to be implanted. The ratio of reactants will determine not only the stoichiometry of the system, but will effect the quality and quantity of combustion products, the explosive force obtained as well as the impact sensitivity. The test values can shift with even relatively slight changes or modifications in the reaction conditions. Eighteen illustrative examples accompany the disclosure. (46 claims)},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 16 00:00:00 EST 1968},
month = {Tue Apr 16 00:00:00 EST 1968}
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