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Volume 192, 2018The 4th International Conference on Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology (ICEAST 2018) “Exploring Innovative Solutions for Smart Society”
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Track 3: Food, Chemical and Agricultural Engineering|
|Published online||14 August 2018|
The effect of different additives on safety manipulation of cis-1,3,4,6-tetranitrooctahydroimidazo-[4,5-d]imidazole (BCHMX)
Institute of Energetic Materials, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Czech Rep.
2 Military Technical College, Kobry Elkobbah, Cairo, Egypt
Corresponding author: email@example.com
In this work, new cyclic nitramine named cis-1,3,4,6-tetranitrooctahydroimidazo-[4,5-d]imidazole (BCHMX) was premixed with insensitive explosives (3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one, NTO and1,1-diamino-2,2-dinitroethene, FOX) and with two cyclic nitramines (1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazinane, RDXand, 1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocane, HMX) and bonded by polydimethyl-siloxane (PDMS) binder.Impact and friction sensitivities were evaluated. Detonation velocity was measured and the detonationcharacteristics were calculated by EXPLO 5 thermodynamic code. Relative explosive strength wasdetermined by using the ballistic mortar test. The results showed a great positive influence on the sensitivityof BCHMX due to the addition of the insensitive explosive (NTO, FOX-7) however the performance wasdecreased. On the other side, mixing the nitramines improved the performance with reduction of BCHMXsensitivity. PDMS binder succeed to decrease the sensitivity of all the studied mixtures.
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