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Are there fluorine-based explosives?
Fluorine is only worth it if you can form HF. Water is a good detonation product with low molecular ...
4-5-2019 at 14:38
by: Dornier 335A
Detonation Modeling
Calculating detonation velocity of explosive mixtures with aluminium is not too difficult. Assuming ...
14-3-2019 at 15:06
by: Dornier 335A
safe powerful Nitroglycerin liquid mixtures ?
Those mixtures are quite weak compared to other explosives of similar sensitivity. 30% acetone in NG ...
8-3-2019 at 01:18
by: Dornier 335A
Fuel-Air Explosives
Your understanding of detonation is correct. The pressure wave that disperses dust from the walls is ...
30-1-2019 at 12:02
by: Dornier 335A
Reactive Liners
The lanthanides are quite dense! They also react explosively with PTFE, just as well as magnesium. A ...
2-1-2019 at 12:30
by: Dornier 335A
Looking for an EM youtube channel.
I'll probably not return to making videos like I used to, both because my life is very different fro ...
29-12-2018 at 12:25
by: Dornier 335A
Looking for an EM youtube channel.
Is it "tGhIeNrGmEiRte" you are looking for? I understand you had problems with google ;)
https://ww ...
26-12-2018 at 10:36
by: Dornier 335A
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
I have used ascorbic acid instead of sodium ascorbate! It worked perfectly; the DBX-1 was reddish an ...
13-12-2018 at 14:15
by: Dornier 335A
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
NaNTZ crystallizes from water as a dihydrate which is quite insensitive. It requires pretty strong b ...
2-12-2018 at 04:15
by: Dornier 335A
Short question / quick answer - Thread
Cooling a HE would indeed increase its detonation velocity and detonation pressure. Those properties ...
25-11-2018 at 02:12
by: Dornier 335A
List of explosives more powerful than HMX
Rocinante, please tell me which values you doubt and I will gladly provide you with a source (except ...
30-5-2018 at 13:29
by: Dornier 335A
List of explosives more powerful than HMX
5-Nitrotetrazole, 9450 m/s at 1.9 g/cc
5-Nitrotetrazole-2N-oxide and hydroxylamine salt, 9450 m/s a ...
13-5-2018 at 12:15
by: Dornier 335A
Final volume of gas expansion in (for example) RDX detonation
It's a surprisingly difficult question to answer since the gases cool very rapidly during expansion. ...
12-5-2018 at 13:56
by: Dornier 335A
Short question / quick answer - Thread
The process very simple yet effective. Here's a gif from the original video:
[img]https://i.imgur.c ...
6-5-2018 at 06:18
by: Dornier 335A
Short question / quick answer - Thread
This might interest you:
[img]https://i.imgur.com/8qXI4Lm.png[/img]
It's from Takeo Shimizu's book ...
25-4-2018 at 10:25
by: Dornier 335A
Guess the Propellant
The launch and smoke looks very similar to its predecessor Gazelle so I don't think they've changed ...
12-2-2018 at 15:31
by: Dornier 335A
Prince Rupert's primary?
Two properties are required here, the drop needs to store a good amount of energy and it has to have ...
25-12-2017 at 15:05
by: Dornier 335A
Desensitize ETN?
Even at crystal density (2.04 g/cc), HNIW only reaches about 420 kbar compared to 393 kbar for HMX a ...
28-11-2017 at 06:34
by: Dornier 335A
Accidentally Powerful Tetrazole
5-Nitrotetrazole is extremely hygroscopic so that should be a clue. I dried mine over conc. sulfuric ...
26-11-2017 at 14:21
by: Dornier 335A
Desensitize ETN?
That formula underestimates the detonation pressure for many explosives. The exact version is
P = ...
26-11-2017 at 14:07
by: Dornier 335A
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
That is fantastic! Twice the yield, quick and safe process and everything in a single step. This use ...
1-10-2017 at 11:58
by: Dornier 335A
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
No Philou, "copper acid salt" is just an old name for the intermediate in nitrotetrazole synthesis, ...
8-8-2017 at 07:52
by: Dornier 335A
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
You hydrolyse the copper acid salt during your recrystallisation! You end up with the pale blue Cu(N ...
7-8-2017 at 12:13
by: Dornier 335A
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
NeonPulse, when you write CuNTZ, do you mean Cu(NTZ)2 or Cu(NTZ)2*NTZ? The second being the intermed ...
2-8-2017 at 13:19
by: Dornier 335A
A good way of understanding detonation ?
It's not an actual detonation. A true detonation would blow the cylinder into pieces.
3-7-2017 at 03:38
by: Dornier 335A
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