Explosives Initiating, Booster & Bursting


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INITIATING, BOOSTER & BURSTING

Name or symbol

Chemical name

Aspect & Speed

Usage

Remark

AFX – 757 / 777
AMATOL Ammonium nitrate + TNT  50/50

or 100% Ammonium nitrate

yellow or brownish crystalline   5080 m/s substitute of TNT
Ammonium Nitrate Crystal, or white granules Present in fertilizer
Ammonium Picrate See Explosive D
BARATOL Barium Nitrate + TNT + wax

30%                      70%    1%

Density 2.5 Test atomic bombs
CH 6 RDX  + Cailcium stereate  +

Graphite +  polyisobutylene

97,5%  +  1,5%   + 0,5% + 0,5%

  Grey powder Booster
Cheddite Light Brown  Mines
CLO3 Chlorate    (formula)
CL-20 (HNIW) hexanitrohexaazaisowurtzitane Melting : 240 C
Comp A (1-3) 91% RDX  +  9% Wax Buff color

A3- 27000 fps

20mm,37mm, 40mm, 76mm
Comp A5 98,5% RDX + 1,5% stearic acid
Comp B RDX   TNT  Desensitizer (wax)

60%    39%        1%

Dirty white,  Light yellow

D: 1.65

V: 25000 fps

Mines, bombs,

Artillery projectiles 76mm,105mm

Comp B2 60% RDX + 40% TNT
Comp B4 60 RDX + 39,5 TNT + calcium silicate in Chemical projectile
Comp C1    (PE) 88% RDX + 12% plasticizer brown putty Demolition
Comp C2    PE2 80% RDX + 20% plasticizer Dark brown Demolition
Comp C3    PE3 RDX + Tetryl + TNT + NC + MNT + DNT

77%     3%       4%    1%   5%     10%

Black or dark brown

Melting : 68C

Vel:26000 fts

Demolition
Comp C4    PE4 91% RDX + 9% plasticizer

(Polyisobutylene   motor oil    ethylhexyl sebacate)

2,1%                  1,6%             5,3%

Cyclotrimethylene Trinitramine

Dirty white putty Demolition
Comp H6 Underwater ammunitions

Demollition

Comp CXM3 Tomahawk warhead
Cyclonite See RDX
Cyclotol See COMP B Dirty white Missiles, S/M, Shaped charge
Destex Desensitized Tritonal Missiles, Main Charge
DNT Dinitrotoluene Light yellow crystal
DMNDB Dimethyl  Dinitrobutane In C4 Explosive
Dynamite Nitroglycerin + porous stuff Nitroglycerin + porous stuff substitute of TNT
EGDN Ethylene glycol dinitrate Clear to yellow oily liquid Manufacture of  Dynamite

with 20-40% Nitroglycerine

Explosive D Ammonium picrate in A/P projectile
Formex F4 89% pentrite + 11% nat rubber 6800 m/s Demolition
HBX RDX  +  TNT  + Al   +  desensitizer

40%     38%   17%       5%

Bombs, mines

Replace Torpex

Hexogen See RDX 8500 m/s
Hexolite 60% Hexogen + 40% Tolite 7800 m/s Demolition

Missiles

HMDT Peroxide explosive (contains H2O2) Sensitive & Unstable
HMX

High Melting point eXplosive

(Octogen)

Cyclotetramethylene tetranitramine 9100 m/s

Density : 1.9

Missiles, mines,

submunitions

Very stable
HTA-3 HMX   +   TNT + Aluminum

49%           29%       22%

Projectiles

Bombs

HNIW (see CL-20)
H6 RDX + TNT + AL + D2 wax +

Calcium Chloride

GP bombs
Incendiary
LX-14
MINOL Amatol + Aluminum

20%

5900 – 6300 m/s Bomb loading
Miscellaneous
MNN Mononitronaphtalene Yellow solid explosive ingredient
MNT Mononitrotoluene
Nitroglycerin Liquid S/M Very sensitive to impact, shock & friction
Nitrostarch Nitrated starch Grey Demolition
NH4NO3 Ammonium  nitrate     (formula)
NQ See Picric Acid
Octogene  See HMX 9100 m/s
OCTOL 70% HMX + 30% TNT Brownish yellow Missiles, S/M
Octolite Octogene 82% + Tolite 18% Missiles
Okfol Dirty White Missile
Impact Sensitive Impact Sensitive Impact Sensitive Impact Sensitive Impact Sensitive
PAX – 28
PBXN 5 95% HMX, OCTOGENE,    5% VITON Mines
PBXN 6 White solid S/M
PBXN-109
PE see Comp C
Pentolite (pentol) 50% PETN + 50% TNT D : 1.65

Vel : 25000 fps

Shape charge

20 mm

Pentryt Pentaerythrinol Pentanitrate 8300 m/s
PETN Pentaerythriol Tetranitrate White crystalline powder

25000 ft/s

Booster

Det cord, detonators

Impact Sensitive
PLA-NP 87% Pentrite + 13% Gum or oil Demolition
Picratol 52% picric acid + 48% TNT S A P bombs
Picric Acid

(NQ)

Trinitrophenol

C6H2(NO2)3OH

Ammonium picrate + Explosive D

Lemon yellow crystalline

melting point 122 ° C

Booster, Projectiles
Potassium dichromate  (formula)
PVV 5 Mines
RDX

(Cyclonite, T4, Hexogene, Tanoyaku)

RDX + Aluminum

Royal Demolition eXplosive

Research Department Formula X

Cyclotrimethylenetrimitramine

C3H6N6O6

White crystalline solid

melting point 202° C

8700 m/s

density 1.8

Booster, Bursting

 

Explosive : C4, CompA/B/C, PE4, Semtex,

Schneiderite (Sh) 88% Ammonium nitrate + 12% dinitronaphtalene
SEMTEX Red or yellow Demolition Contains ethylene glycol dinitrate (smell detection)
TATP Peroxide explosive (contains H2O2) Sensitive & Unstable
TD Rocket
TETRYL Trinitrophenylmethylnitramine Fine yellow crystalline powder

7850 m/s

Booster, blasting caps

Mines

Tetrytol Tetryl + TNT

65%       35%

underwater demolitions
TNB Trinitrobenzene
TNT

Trinitrotol

Trilite, Trinol, Trotyl, Tritolol, Tritone, Trotol, Triton

Trinitrotoluene Light brown or crystalline white

melting point 82° C

6900 m/s

Bursting

Blasting

Demolition

TORPEX TNT + RDX + Al + Wax Naval Mines, Torpedoes
Tolite Brown yellow

(6800 m/s)

Mines
Trialene  TNT + Comp B Grey solid Mines
Tritonal Bombs MK84
Trotyl Mines
TX % / %  % TNT + % RDX Mines
Viton