Explosives Initiater & Primer


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 Name or symbol     Chemical name      Aspect    Usage
 DDNP  Diazodinitrophenol  Greenish yellow to

brown powder

 Primer and detonators
 Lead azide     17500 ft/s  White to Beige powder  Detonators & Fuzes
 Lead Styphnate  Trinitroresorcinate

17000 ft/s

 Light to orange yellow to

reddish  brown

 Electrical detonators
Mercury Fulminate      Obsolete (detonators)