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Chromated Copper Arsenate Splinter
If this topic has been covered before, apologies in advance.

I got a splinter a couple of months ...
9-3-2018 at 12:22
by: Hennig Brand
Short question / quick answer - Thread
Putty explosives are generally for shattering, but of course are good for anything, PETN putties are ...
4-2-2018 at 08:32
by: Hennig Brand
5-ATZ(5-Aminotetrazole), the nitrotetrazolate ion and friends
NeonPulse, I like your electric furnace seen in the sulfuric acid distillation video. Some interesti ...
25-11-2017 at 19:37
by: Hennig Brand
Gun Propellants: Single, Double and Tripple based
A little lowering of my blood pressure is sometimes welcome ;)

Ok, I was thinking about safe test ...
26-7-2017 at 01:42
by: Hennig Brand
Home produced smokeless propellants
Just noticed this,

Well thanks for the fair evaluation and compliments Bert. It is a fairly compl ...
21-7-2017 at 11:40
by: Hennig Brand
TNT without SO3 or N2O5
[rquote=481561&tid=73412&author=Microtek]Hennig: I don't doubt that you did, and my comment ...
28-4-2017 at 00:58
by: Hennig Brand
Electrical ignition system
I too have used steel wool as a resistive/heater element with great success, but once I got a 1/4lb ...
23-4-2017 at 05:05
by: Hennig Brand
TNT without SO3 or N2O5
[rquote=480946&tid=73412&author=NedsHead]
Bet it makes for a great conversation piece [/rqu ...
23-4-2017 at 04:40
by: Hennig Brand
TNT without SO3 or N2O5
Despite its relatively mediocre power, TNT is usually stated as being the most important military ex ...
17-4-2017 at 00:31
by: Hennig Brand
Gun Propellants: Single, Double and Tripple based
Very welcome. The pasta maker idea was mentioned by Bert and one or two others IIRC earlier in this ...
19-2-2017 at 02:41
by: Hennig Brand
Gun Propellants: Single, Double and Tripple based
I picked up a nice Italian stainless steel pasta maker at a thrift store for about $20. I only fully ...
18-2-2017 at 07:06
by: Hennig Brand
Plasticizer problem
I haven't done anything HE related in about a year probably, but,

I never accurately measured the ...
23-1-2017 at 20:37
by: Hennig Brand
NG + Nitrocellulose Problems
Well I don't have a lot of experience with it, but for starters we should probably specify a viscosi ...
7-8-2016 at 18:31
by: Hennig Brand
NG + Nitrocellulose Problems
Yeah, viscous liquids can hold onto air bubbles sometimes. A good pull with vacuum should get any bu ...
6-8-2016 at 16:37
by: Hennig Brand
NG + Nitrocellulose Problems
I forget the exact details, but I know from experience that it is very easy to make NC that has surp ...
6-7-2016 at 23:50
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
The point is that burn rate and pressure are very much controllable and predictable for those who kn ...
5-7-2016 at 23:20
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
 [rquote=453000&tid=66436&author=nitro-genes]As long as there is a residual force acting on ...
30-6-2016 at 06:37
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
[rquote=452832&tid=66436&author=nitro-genes]
You guys are right of course that the pressure ...
26-6-2016 at 02:57
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
Very interesting, and an example with a 500gr projectile makes it more pronounced. You make a good p ...
23-6-2016 at 05:14
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
Black powder can certainly reach fairly high pressures when confined (ex. black powder pipe bomb), i ...
23-6-2016 at 02:04
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
With extreme overloading reasonably high muzzle velocities can be obtained with black powder, but it ...
22-6-2016 at 00:43
by: Hennig Brand
Gun design
I have built a couple guns over the years just for experimental purposes. If I was to build another ...
21-6-2016 at 10:37
by: Hennig Brand
NG/EGDN mixture - freezing curve
I was in a rush and distracted when I made my last post. Just to clarify, the green curve in the Exc ...
1-5-2016 at 03:48
by: Hennig Brand
NG/EGDN mixture - freezing curve
Playing with these graphs again a little bit. I fairly carefully drew a grid onto the graph provided ...
21-4-2016 at 18:07
by: Hennig Brand
Unconventional Shaped Charges
Very interesting test. You took the time to do good work and it definitely paid off. Shaped charge e ...
21-4-2016 at 16:37
by: Hennig Brand
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