Pyrotechnics, Rocketry & Explosive Science

Primary Explosives & Detonators

Pdetonatorsrimary explosives are sensitive high explosive compounds that are generally used to set off lesser sensitive explosives.

Good examples of the applications of primary explosives are in primers and detonators. The stability of primary explosives depends greatly on the compound in question. Acetone Peroxide, for example, is widely regarded as a particularly unstable primary explosive, although popular with “home experimenters” because of the ease of its production. Lead Azide on the other hand is one of the most commonly used primary explosives, and is considered relatively safe to store and handle.

primary explosivesPrimary explosives can be sensitive to even the slightest shock with nitroglycerin being probably the most widely recognized contact primary explosive.

The most common means of initiation include applying heat or flame or introducing an electric charge.

Our books and guides below shall provide you with a holistic understanding of the preparation, storage, handling and applications of various primary explosives.

Our Premium Electronic Books on Primary Explosives & Detonators:

Acetone Tricycloperoxyde (AP) Beginner’s Manual

Acetone Tricycloperoxyde (AP) Beginner’s Manual

The Acetone Tricycloperoxyde Beginner’s Manual contains complete instructions and plans for preparing acetone tricycloperoxyde. Acetone Tricycloperoxyde is a common very sensitive explosive for beginners as it’s easy to make, does not require any chemistry skills, nor contains hard to find chemicals. An excellent manual for beginner wanting to create their own explosive.

How To Make Acetone Peroxide

How To Make Acetone Peroxide

Would you like to learn how to make Acetone Peroxide? The Acetone Peroxide Recipe Book will teach you four different methods and comprehensive steps necessary to synthesize this chemical. An excellent reference book for a novice in this field.

How To Make An Electrical Detonator

How To Make An Electrical Detonator

Looking for how to make an electrical detonator? This easy to follow paper will teach show you to build your very own Electrical Detonator. A novice can set up this detonator, as the items required are easily obtainable, nearly all of the required items can be found around your home.

How To Make Picric Acid

How To Make Picric Acid

‘How to produce picric acid at home’ teaches the novice how picric acid can be synthesized from the scratch. The method mentioned in this paper is relatively simple and the items used to create this chemical are commonly available.

Kitchen Improvised Blasting Caps

Kitchen Improvised Blasting Caps

This book will introduce you with different ways to create homemade blasting caps. You will find the complete plans and instructions for building your own blasting caps here. This book will appeal anyone who is interested in the makeshift construction of a homemade blasting cap.

Making Homemade Primary Explosives: DDNP & DOUBLE SALTS

Making Homemade Primary Explosives: DDNP & DOUBLE SALTS

This easy to follow guide will provide you with information on the procedure to create DDNP and Double salts, it will also furnish diminutive facts on Composition C4.

Multiple Capability Sympathetic Detonator System for the U.S. Special Forces

Multiple Capability Sympathetic Detonator System for the U.S. Special Forces

This wonderfully illustrated manuscript is about a detonator system which can simultaneously detonate numerous unlinked explosive charges through the command and control of only one. If you are interested in modern day explosives and technology coupled with these explosives – This manuscript has everything you would want to know.

The Complete Book of Improvised Primary Explosives

The Complete Book of Improvised Primary Explosives

The Complete Book of Improvised Primary Explosives is the Improvised Primary Explosives encyclopedia. It includes all the info that you would want to know to prepare your own Detonators and primary explosives.

Tin Chloride Catalysed Oxidation of Acetone with Hydrogen Peroxide to Tetrameric Acetone Peroxide

Tin Chloride Catalysed Oxidation of Acetone with Hydrogen Peroxide to Tetrameric Acetone Peroxide

You are going to learn the intention underlying behind tin chloride being excellent catalyst for the oxidation of acetone with hydrogen peroxide to tetrameric acetone peroxide at room temperature. If you have an interest in this specific reaction you will find this essay invaluable.




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