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Composition B propellant
I worked in an 81-mm mortar section when I was in the army. It used ordinary smokeless powder (NC/NG ...
29-1-2020 at 02:23
by: Microtek
NHN synthesis not working
Why do you use ethanol as the reaction medium? Most reported syntheses I have seen uses aqueous solu ...
11-1-2020 at 00:13
by: Microtek
Awful ETN yields

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Glue some cross beams into the ice bath container so you can freeze water in the containe ...
10-1-2020 at 00:55
by: Microtek
3 NaClO → 2 NaCl + NaClO3 > KCl + NaClO3 → NaCl + KClO3
As a rule of thumb, a 10 degree (kelvin) rise in temperature will double the reaction rate, so 120C ...
7-1-2020 at 23:42
by: Microtek
3 NaClO → 2 NaCl + NaClO3 > KCl + NaClO3 → NaCl + KClO3
The disproportionation happens faster at higher temperatures, it is not the process of boiling it, b ...
6-1-2020 at 23:30
by: Microtek
ETN synthesis without H2SO4
Whenever I have made PETN, I have always used WFNA (and no sulfuric). The yields are better, and the ...
2-1-2020 at 05:22
by: Microtek
Short question / quick answer - Thread
Have you checked the purity of the two? Melting point and TLC are good places to start.
27-12-2019 at 08:28
by: Microtek
Old c4
It does if the binder is ordinary PIB and a compatible plasticizer. You should knead it to accelerat ...
26-12-2019 at 08:37
by: Microtek
Old c4
I would just use detergent gasoline.
25-12-2019 at 13:59
by: Microtek
Thermite using 'blender grade' Al powder, is it possible ?
Hmm, according to [url=https://www.thermtech.net/heat-treating-services/hardening/age-hardening.php] ...
14-12-2019 at 02:38
by: Microtek
Thermite using 'blender grade' Al powder, is it possible ?
Heating aluminum in air will oxidize the surface layer. With foil that means most of it, which is in ...
12-12-2019 at 23:16
by: Microtek
Thermite using 'blender grade' Al powder, is it possible ?
It absolutely is possible, I have done it myself many times. It does require a certain minimal amoun ...
11-12-2019 at 23:42
by: Microtek
My new 1 pound TNT
Petn1933: I think the technique in the video you posted looks very promising, especially the part wh ...
10-12-2019 at 22:51
by: Microtek
Unconventional Shaped Charges
The density and speed of sound in the Cu-powder will likely be lower than in the solid, annealed cop ...
2-12-2019 at 08:08
by: Microtek
Unconventional Shaped Charges
To me, that looks more like a copper liner. I would think it is probably just annealed, but it is po ...
30-11-2019 at 07:18
by: Microtek
List of explosives more powerful than HMX
Note that in the dinitraminofurazan paper, they synthesize diaminofurazan without high temperature a ...
29-11-2019 at 02:38
by: Microtek
New chemicals for sale !
I too, have had an entirely satisfactory transaction with Mario. No problems, fair price and fast sh ...
23-11-2019 at 00:13
by: Microtek
Thermite using 'blender grade' Al powder, is it possible ?
During WWII, some thermite based charges were ignited using a small charge of KMnO4 and iron powder ...
18-11-2019 at 22:58
by: Microtek
Short question / quick answer - Thread
I experimented with urea peroxide many years ago. The synthesis was easy and high yielding, and the ...
17-11-2019 at 23:32
by: Microtek
Thermite using 'blender grade' Al powder, is it possible ?
If you want to use coarse grades of Al for thermite, you just need to get the reactants molten by wa ...
17-11-2019 at 23:22
by: Microtek
What’s your opinion?

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I am looking for maximum energy and explosive speed. By adding aluminum to this explosive ...
15-11-2019 at 00:34
by: Microtek
initiate petn
It is good practice to use somewhat more than the minimum amount required. This makes for a more sta ...
13-11-2019 at 03:54
by: Microtek
Some tips about 5-ATZ nitrate
Unfortunately, I cannot access that page.
11-11-2019 at 04:18
by: Microtek
Some tips about 5-ATZ nitrate
When you say that your hypothesis is consistent with actual observations, does this mean that you ha ...
11-11-2019 at 00:15
by: Microtek
Concentrating nitric acid and peforming nitration using succinic anhydride
I agree that oxidation (and runaway) is the likely outcome. However, succinic acid can be converted ...
4-11-2019 at 00:43
by: Microtek
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