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8801878 Lead-free pyrotechnic and primary explosive compositions containing metal iodates  
A lead-free pyrotechnic and primary explosive compositions including metal iodates as an oxidizer in nanocomposite energetic compositions including metal powder fuel.
8092622 Degradation of TATP, TNT, and RDX using mechanically alloyed metals  
Bimetallic alloys prepared in a ball milling process, such as iron nickel (FeNi), iron palladium (FePd), and magnesium palladium (MgPd) provide in situ catalyst system for remediating and...
8066832 Delay compositions and detonation delay device utilizing same  
A delay composition for a detonator or delay device. The composition comprising a mixture of silicon and barium sulfate, and an amount of red lead in the range of about 3 to 15%, and preferably 6...
8062442 Safe, in situ methodologies for the destruction of triacetone triperoxide and other explosive peroxides  
Triacetone triperoxide (TATP) and other explosives of the peroxide family are safely degraded in situ. Nano and micron size metal particles in an elemental state include pure iron and magnesium or...
7993475 Firing agent for gas generating device  
A firing agent which is used in a gas generating device of a vehicle occupant protection device together with a non-azide gas generating agent, for firing the non-azide gas generating agent,...
7955452 Process for crystalline explosives containing halogenated wax binders  
A process for manufacture of explosive formulations containing a halogenated wax binder, involving dilution of the halogenated wax in a non-aqueous lacquer, slurring the explosive in an aqueous...
6736912 Combustible compositions for air-augmented rocket engines  
A solid combustible composition for use in solid fuel air-augmented rocket engines which very substantially increases the temperature efficiency of afterburner fuel combustion with ram air,...
6558488 Method of making pourable plastic-bound explosive charges or rocket propellant  
The invention relates to a method of making pourable, plastic-bound explosive charges or rocket propellants, to which a metal powder having essentially spherically shaped grains is added. To avoid...
6334917 Propellant compositions for gas generating apparatus  
A gas generating apparatus for outputting a gas is provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus is an inflator having a propellant for supplying inflation gas(es) to an inflatable located in a...
6261393 Water resistant explosive composition  
A dry water resistant ANFO-explosive, containing one or more organic fuels, one or more inorganic salts, one or more water thickening agents, and a gas generating substance which develops a gas...
6165293 Thixotropic IRFNA gel  
A thixotropic oxidizer gel comprising inhibited red fuming nitric acid (IA) as the carrier with lithium nitrate (LiNO3) suspended therein and gelled with a gellant agent of SiO2 having a mean...
6120626 Dispensing fibrous cellulose material  
A dispersal agent for preventing agglomerating of at least one component of a material is provided. In one embodiment, the dispersal agent is part of a porosity producing material and the...
6036794 Igniter composition  
An igniter composition, and a method of manufacturing the igniter composin, comprised of an oxidizer dispersed in polyurethane resin using anhydrous acetone as a solvent. The polyurethane resin is...
5821451 Photoflash particle mixture  
The invention relates to a photoflash mixture comprising a mixture of particles of zirconia and at least one oxidizer, wherein said zirconia particles comprise a mixture of smaller particles...
5792982 Two-part igniter for gas generating compositions  
A two-part igniter for inflators used to inflate inflation devices such as air bags, lift rafts, slide chutes, and the like which includes a heterogeneous mixture of an ignition material and a...
5531843 Explosives using glycol still bottoms  
Explosive compositions are disclosed which comprise a nitrate salt oxidizer and glycol still bottoms alone or in combination with water. The still bottoms function as a fuel oil replacement (FOR)...
5500061 Silicon as high performance fuel additive for ammonium nitrate propellant formulations  
The addition of silicon (Si) powder from about 0.40 to 6.00 weight percent o ammonium nitrate (AN) propellant formulations as a fuel source results in a substantial increase in performance...
5156779 Process and apparatus for producing ultrafine explosive particles  
A method and an improved eductor apparatus for producing ultrafine explosive particles is disclosed. The explosive particles, which when incorporated into a binder system, have the ability to...
5151138 Blasting composition and method  
A blasting composition for use in boreholes of diameter not less than 80 mm. The composition contains more than about 25% of solid oxidiser particles such as limestone ammonium nitrate. These...
5112417 Method of controlling the increase in potlife of propellants during processing  
Tris(N-nitrosophenylhydroxylaminium)aluminum is employed in amounts from about 0.1% by weight to about 0.2% by weight to inhibit the polymerization reaction during propellant mixing. With a weight...
5104466 Nitrogen gas generator  
Particles of glass or silica type material are added to pellets of gas generating material as the gas generating material is being loaded into the combustion chamber of a gas generator or...
5099763 Method of blasting  
A blasting agent is disclosed for use in a borehole having a pressure resistant closure. The blasting agent is used in combination with a primary initiating system comprised of a detonator and an...
5089069 Gas generating composition for air bags  
The invention disclosed herein is a gas generating composition suitable for use in air bag systems. The gas generating composition is comprised of a solid metal azide as a fuel, an alkali nitrate...
5084117 Explosive  
This invention relates to an explosive. It relates in particular to the manufacture of an emulsion explosive comprising a discontinuous phase which forms an oxidizing salt-containing component and...
5076867 Stabilized emulsion explosive and method  
The invention relates to a method for stabilizing a detonable mixture of emulsion and AN or ANFO prills and to the resulting compositions. A surfactant is dissolved in a liquid organic fuel prior...
5074940 Composition for gas generating  
A gas generating composition comprises an azide of an alkali metal or an alkaline earth metal, and manganese dioxide for oxidizing the azide. The composition further includes a clay material...
5074939 Explosive composition  
The present invention relates to cap-sensitive explosive compositions, in particular to emulsion explosives doped with solid particulate ammonium nitrate which retain stability and cap-sensitivity...
5074938 Low pressure exponent propellants containing boron  
Propellant grain consisting essentially of: A. from about 50% to about 75% by weight of an oxidizer consisting essentially of ammonium nitrate; B. from about 1% to about 20% by weight of a cured...
5071496 Low level blasting composition  
A blasting agent is disclosed for use in a borehole having a pressure resistant closure. The blasting agent is used in combination with a primary initiating system comprised of a detonator and an...
5053088 Heat-expandable beads as burning rate accelerators  
Mechanical enhancement of the burning rate of solid propellants is achieved y the incorporation of limited percentages of heat-expandable beads into the solid propellant matrix. When the flame...
5041177 Ammonium nitrate/fuel oil blasting explosive having decreased oil segregation  
An explosive composition comprising an explosive mixture of ammonium nitrate and fuel oil. The fuel oil is selected to provide an oil separation sufficiently low so that the explosive is...
5034073 Insensitive high explosive  
An explosive composition having a combination of a principal explosive, which is relatively insensitive to initiation of detonation, two mesh fractions of a sensitizing explosive which is...
5034071 Prill for emulsion explosives  
The invention is directed to a blended explosive composition containing an emulsifier which is a derivative of polyisobutylene succinic anhydride and a prill having an internal additive of a...
5028284 Explosion effects enhancer for fireworks  
A method and composition for enhancing the visual effect of a combustion explosion without substantially increasing the explosive force is the subject matter of this invention. A solid explosive...
5026442 Melt-in-fuel emulsion explosive composition and method  
This invention provides an explosive composition comprising a blend of a melt-in-fuel emulsion and solid particulate oxygen-releasing salt. Said melt-in-fuel emulsion comprises a discontinuous...
5026443 Stabilized explosive and its production process  
A stabilized high energy explosive, e.g. hexogen (RDX), octogen (HMX) or the like, as a component of NC or plastic-bound propellant charge powders (Lova-TLP) or plastic-bound explosives (PBX) has...
5017251 Shock-resistant, low density emulsion explosive  
The present invention relates to an improved permissible explosive composition. More particularly, the invention relates to a permissible water-in-oil emulsion explosive that is shock-resistant...
5000802 Water-in-oil type emulsion explosive  
This invention relates to a water-in-oil type emulsion explosive comprising an aqueous oxidizer solution, an oily material, an emulsifier and hollow microspheres, in which the whole or a part of...
4997496 Explosive and propellant composition and method  
An explosive and propellant composition is obtained by admixing finely divided particles of ascorbic acid and a nitrate-containing oxidation agent, such as potassium nitrate. Admixing can be...
4997494 Chemically gassed emulsion explosive  
A process for the production of a chemically gassed emulsion explosive wherein a chemical gassing agent is added to the emulsion as an essentially dry particulate powder. The process allows for...
4997495 Concentrate-phase sensitized water-containing explosives  
Water-containing explosives, such as emulsions, slurries and water gels, are sensitized in their emulsion (concentrate) phases with sensitizing energy release agents based on nitroalkanes and...
4995925 Blasting composition  
A blasting composition of reduced volume strength relative to straight ammonium nitrate/fuel oil (ANFO) compositions, containing particulate oxidizer salt, particulate inert and/or density...
4994124 Sensitized explosive  
A chemically sensitized dry explosive is provided, which can be used as a blasting agent, per se, or can be used in the production of a wide variety of explosive compositions. The compositions are...
4978400 Synergistic composite pyrotechnic material  
The invention provides a pyrotechnic composite and process for preparing the same, wherein the pyrotechnic composite comprises a mixture of an alkaline earth metal sulfate, particulate boron and...
4976793 Explosive composition  
A permitted water-bearing explosive composition of the watergel or emulsion type contains a suitable amount, e.g. 0.5% by weight of the composition, of a non-passivated paint flake aluminum having...
4963201 Primer composition  
Primer composition comprising diazodinitrophenol or potassium dinitrobenzofuroxane, tetracene, nitrate ester fuel and strontium nitrate. It is prepared by hydrating anhydrous strontium nitrate by...
4959108 Explosive compositions and method utilizing bulking and gassing agents  
This invention relates to a method of preparing an explosive composition which comprises adding an inert bulking agent to said explosive composition, so as to increase the weight and density...
4957569 Binding additive for explosive compositions  
This invention relates to a dry mix explosive composition wherein a binding or holding agent is provided to hold the parts thereof together in a straightforward and efficient manner, in order to...
4956028 Explosive compositions  
An explosive composition is disclosed which comprises a discontinuous oxidizer phase comprising at least one oxygen-supplying component, a continuous organic phase comprising at least one...
4944816 Ultra-ultrahigh burning rate composite modified double-base propellants containing porous ammonium perchlorate  
Ultra-ultrahigh burning rate composite modified double-base propellants are btained by use of porous ammonium perchlorate as a replacement for the ultra-ultrafine ammonium perchlorate. The porous...

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