Metal Free Primary Explosives

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Researchers at Purdue University have developed new metal free explosives that may improve safety in military and civil demolition applications as they eliminate need for metal components. These enhanced energetic materials have excellent thermal stability.

-Enhances safety
-Thermal stability
-Improved explosives performance

Potential Applications:
-Military and Defense

"An Improved Synthesis of the Insensitive Energetic Material 3-Amino-5-Nitro-1,2,4-triazole (ANTA)"
Journal of Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics
DOI: 10.1002/prep.202000097
Apr 5, 2021
Utility-Gov. Funding
United States

Jun 12, 2020
Provisional-Gov. Funding
United States
Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization
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