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Oxidation of Nitriles to Nitro groups
Is there a published mechanism for that?
30-1-2019 at 14:16
by: LabRatNW
Oxidation of Nitriles to Nitro groups
Acetonitrile is easy as hell to get.

I don't know how it would dimerize to furoxan, That doesn't ...
25-1-2019 at 15:51
by: LabRatNW
Oxidation of Nitriles to Nitro groups
Has anyone played around with this idea before?

The idea is, generating an easy supply of Nitroal ...
25-1-2019 at 08:27
by: LabRatNW
Zn/HCl reduction-analogous conditions
You probably need a strong acid to make this run.
Haloacids work well because they form highly sta ...
25-1-2019 at 08:17
by: LabRatNW
Nitroalkane syntheses ?
I don't think nitroethane would be soluble in petroleum ether at all. True ethers, definitely.
18-9-2018 at 09:24
by: LabRatNW
Nitrating a poly alcohol.
I was going to use a sugar-alcohol (similar to Xylitol, maybe? Did you miss the label of the thread? ...
25-11-2009 at 17:29
by: LabRatNW
Question about nitrating poly-alcohols
Does KNO3 work okay? I know most people recommend NH4NO3, but I already have the potassium salt.
23-11-2009 at 21:05
by: LabRatNW
Xylitol Pentanitrate (question)?
"Slight excess volume" sounds like you need more that one equivalent. Try "catalytic amount." Usuall ...
9-11-2009 at 19:58
by: LabRatNW
metathetical. LOL.
[rquote=165158&tid=10575&author=hissingnoise]Look LabRatNW, it's now plainly obvious that yo ...
9-11-2009 at 16:33
by: LabRatNW
Thermite shaping...
I was trying to figure out a way to make solid and flexible thermite charges. I thought about adding ...
31-10-2009 at 09:36
by: LabRatNW
Xylitol Pentanitrate (question)?
I'm actually a fairly experienced chemist, I was planning on my 1st batch being about 5g. Energetic ...
28-10-2009 at 15:59
by: LabRatNW
Quick question about some materials...
Does NI3 work as a good initiator? That stuff's easy to make, and Its great for around the lab prank ...
24-10-2009 at 18:18
by: LabRatNW
Chlorites and chloration of poly-alcohols
Has anyone ever tried to use a chlorite salt and combine it with a poly-alcohol like mannitol or ery ...
23-10-2009 at 12:53
by: LabRatNW
Xylitol Pentanitrate (question)?
Basically what I was trying to get at, is if I can use a binder that's also HE, then the detonation ...
23-10-2009 at 12:37
by: LabRatNW
Quick question about some materials...
What about bullet/shotgun primers?

would potassium nitrate work instead of the perchlorate?

[Edi ...
22-10-2009 at 23:40
by: LabRatNW
Xylitol Pentanitrate (question)?
If MHN is indeed a viscous liquid, could you mix it readily with something like ETN for a pliable cl ...
22-10-2009 at 21:48
by: LabRatNW
Quick question about some materials...
Lets say I have an ETN charge... and I want to set it off. Would a small bit of thermite be enough t ...
21-10-2009 at 20:54
by: LabRatNW
Proposed novel 6-step syntheis of 5-MeO-4-AcO-DMT
[rquote=136557&tid=10950&author=zed]If you started with 5-Methoxy-indole, you might be able ...
21-10-2009 at 19:38
by: LabRatNW

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