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  • It can be used in conjunction with ammonium nitrate, but such admixture weakens the explosive power; but even then it is stated to be stronger than an equivalent mixture of di-nitro-benzene and ammonium nitrate.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • In di-nitro-benzene, the two nitro groups may be in the meta, ortho, or para position, the meta position being the most general (see fig., page 4).

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • By the action of another molecule of nitric acid, the di-nitro-benzene is formed: --

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • Quite lately a patent has been taken out for a mixture of nitro - naphthalene or di-nitro-benzene with ammonium nitrate, and consists in using a solvent for one or other or both of the ingredients, effected in a wet state, and then evaporating off the solvent, care being taken not to melt the hydrocarbon.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • C_ {6} H_ {5} NO_ {2}, and di-nitro-benzene, C_ {6} H_ {4} (NO_ {2}) _ {2}, in which one and two atoms are replaced by the NO_ {2} group.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise

  • a suitable non-volatile or slightly volatile "solvent," such as nitro - naphthalene, di-nitro-benzene, nitro-toluene, or its homologues; products are obtained varying from a gelatinous consistency to the hardness of ebonite.

    Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise


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