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PETE = PETP = PET (the latter being used in europe)

quote: "You are wrong about pop bottles ...
4-8-2004 at 14:52
by: palpy
Yes, especially storing dry AP in threaded containers may cause problems as the AP tends to sublime ...
25-3-2004 at 05:37
by: palpy
Inexplosive plasticizer
well, this has been discussed to death on EWF, but anyway:

the plasticiser is 2.1% PIB, 5.4% soft ...
15-1-2004 at 10:55
by: palpy
in dehydrogenation reactions, MnO2 a catalyst?
I'd bet on MnO2 + RH2 --- MnO + R + H2O
14-12-2003 at 09:21
by: palpy
A substitute to acetic anhidride for RDX manufacture
[quote][i]Originally posted by vulture[/i]
Acetylnitrate is a VERY hazardous nitrating agent as it ...
15-11-2003 at 02:03
by: palpy
A substitute to acetic anhidride for RDX manufacture
in most nitrations where acetic anhydride is used in presence of HNO3, it's used to form acetyl ...
12-11-2003 at 12:11
by: palpy
i think that the level of nitration depends more on the concentration of used acids, than temperatur ...
11-11-2003 at 06:50
by: palpy
liquid nitro-esters have meta-stable detonation - it means that their VoD depends on the strength of ...
31-10-2003 at 10:01
by: palpy
well, it's a nitric ester, so i guess that the VoD varies due to the meta-stabile detonation...
26-10-2003 at 09:28
by: palpy
it makes sense, that EGDN is more powerful than NG - it's practically the same thing, only that ...
25-10-2003 at 12:55
by: palpy
more complicated reactions
sounds interesting, using a mix of HNO3 and DCM for nitration, but i would be careful with more comp ...
25-10-2003 at 12:17
by: palpy
Stupid Mistake - A Warning to All
[quote][i]Originally posted by mick[/i]
I have never heard off a successful blind practical chemist ...
23-10-2003 at 08:42
by: palpy
Ammonium Dynamite
1) use powdered and dried AN (using prilled is just a waste of material)
2) dilute the NG with acet ...
20-10-2003 at 02:35
by: palpy
Sodium Azide
yeah, and beware of sucrose, it's y times worse than cyanide... :mad: :D

but you're ri ...
12-10-2003 at 08:28
by: palpy
haven't done it myself, but a guy i know synthesized NG succesfully with this ratio.
the hint ...
21-9-2003 at 13:46
by: palpy
use 30ml of HNO3 (65%) and 45 ml of H2SO4 for every 10ml of glycerine

and make it at least of tho ...
21-9-2003 at 08:52
by: palpy
nitration related (stupid) question
At first, i would slightly disagree with vulture: there are tons of nitric esters, nitramines,nitros ...
14-9-2003 at 11:58
by: palpy
hexamethylenetetramine dinitrate
yes, it's a fairly insensitive explosive - thus NO PRIMARY. As far as I know, it should be more ...
10-8-2003 at 05:18
by: palpy

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