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Melt cast insensitive eutectic explosive

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A insensitive explosive comprises: 34.9 wt % diethylenetriamine trinitrate (DETN),33.4 wt % ethylenediamine dinitrate (EDD),25.4 wt % methyl-guanidine (MeNQ), and6.3 wt % guanidine (NQ). This quaternary eutectic is used in combination with a sensitive explosive. A low melting temperature facilitates melt casting to fill 155 mm artillery shells.

Inventors: 
Aubert, Stephen A.; Roos, Brian D.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2006-10-02
Grant Date: 
2014-03-04
Grant time: 
2,710 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
50
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
GORVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES