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It seems likely that the basic carbonate has a rather low solubility and that the nitrate has a high ...
8-10-2019 at 22:22
by: Microtek
Cyclization of Diaminoglyoxime to Diaminofurazan, unsure of synthesis.
Yes, as far as I could tell, I was pretty far from any potential catastrophic failures, and I had ma ...
25-9-2019 at 08:03
by: Microtek
Cyclization of Diaminoglyoxime to Diaminofurazan, unsure of synthesis.
I've done this synthesis in the past using the classical procedure. As Dornier says, the cyclization ...
25-9-2019 at 03:16
by: Microtek
presentation about explosives to school
Do the videos have to have been made by you? Otherwise you could find some relevant ones online, and ...
8-9-2019 at 08:10
by: Microtek
Safely Testing Energetic Materials
I find that Liptakov's idea with coarse sawdust (which can be bought in pet stores) in a plastic con ...
5-9-2019 at 08:33
by: Microtek
New project ideas
Concentrated nitric generally means 60-70% while 95-100 % nitric is usually called fuming nitric aci ...
16-8-2019 at 01:27
by: Microtek
RDX synthesis. Safe ir not?
My highest yield has been 0,31 g of RDX per ml of HNO3. I don't recall the exact details, and I dont ...
1-8-2019 at 11:14
by: Microtek
Paper Detonator #8 Power!
Wessonsmith, where did you get your HTPB? I have been looking for that for some time.
1-8-2019 at 11:07
by: Microtek
RDX synthesis. Safe ir not?
I would say that for a beginner, RDX is one of the safest, most simple synthesis to do. I would not ...
30-7-2019 at 00:25
by: Microtek
Thermite using 'blender grade' Al powder, is it possible ?
For the iron oxide, consider going to a paint store and buying it. It is often used as a red (Fe2O3) ...
21-7-2019 at 04:33
by: Microtek
Nitration and acetone
Just add the acetone gradually. The reaction is quite violent (I think I preheated the nitric acid w ...
19-7-2019 at 10:08
by: Microtek
Nitration and acetone
According to US3491160A, acetone can be destructively nitrated to nitroform be fuming nitric acid. I ...
18-7-2019 at 11:15
by: Microtek
Plasticiser question.
Yes, I also remember reading papers about the sensitivity of RDX as a function of crystal size and s ...
15-7-2019 at 00:46
by: Microtek
Plasticiser question.
Another problem with a manually wielded hammer is that it is very difficult to ensure that you hit t ...
14-7-2019 at 08:13
by: Microtek
Plasticiser question.
My own hypothesis about the Al-foil bias is that the soft aluminum deforms around the individual cry ...
12-7-2019 at 00:58
by: Microtek
Plasticiser question.
Some years ago, I (like several other members here) frequented the Explosives and weapons Forum. One ...
11-7-2019 at 11:35
by: Microtek
Plasticiser question.
I agree that the probability of initiation is likely very low, but many things behave in a non-ideal ...
10-7-2019 at 14:16
by: Microtek
Plasticiser question.
I'm a little uneasy about the prospect of machine tumbling a material as sensitive as ETN. IIRC, TNT ...
10-7-2019 at 00:01
by: Microtek
DIAMINOURONIUM (DI)NITRATE
Didn't you add methanol? This may function as a solvent or maybe an anti-solvent in conjunction with ...
9-7-2019 at 12:23
by: Microtek
DIAMINOURONIUM (DI)NITRATE
Do you know what the solubility of DAUDN is in this solvent system? The "melting" that you see may a ...
8-7-2019 at 23:45
by: Microtek
Synthesis of ETN & Fuming Nitric Acid
The test for impact sensitivity using aluminum foil to contain the explosive and then hitting it wit ...
7-7-2019 at 13:25
by: Microtek
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
I have experimented with the complexes in the "Green primaries" paper (transition metal complexes wi ...
29-6-2019 at 10:55
by: Microtek
safe powerful Nitroglycerin liquid mixtures ?
Nitromethane is miscible with NG and is oxygen deficient and very insensitive. Mixtures of the two c ...
28-6-2019 at 13:34
by: Microtek
Your favorite blasting cap design
In my admittedly limited experience with ANP (aminoguanidinium nickel perchlorate), it really isn't ...
28-6-2019 at 12:54
by: Microtek
Non Newtonian mixtures using fumed silica
I did something like that many years ago, on a much smaller scale. I loaded TATP into 4.5mm air rifl ...
21-6-2019 at 01:58
by: Microtek
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