Patent Number: 6,310,253

Title: Preparation of 1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene of submicron particlesize

Abstract: A method is disclosed for the preparation of very small particle size,relatively pure 1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene (TATB). Particles ofTATB prepared according to the disclosed method are of submicron size andhave a surface area in the range from about 3.8 to 27 square meters pergram.

Inventors: Rigdon; Lester P. (Livermore, CA), Moody; Gordon L. (Tracy, CA), McGuire; Raymond R. (Brentwood, CA)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013