Octogen (HMX)

Octogen (HMX)

Octogen is one of the most powerful series-manufactured blasting explosives. It’s applied as a military explosive both individually (in form of different charges) and as a component of explosive compositions.

CHEMICAL NAME Cyclotetramethylenetetranitroamine
TYPE Class B acc. to MIL – DTL – 45444C
PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance crystalline white powder
Melting point min. 277°C
Content of substances insoluble in acetone max. 0,05%
Acidity as HNO3 max. 0,02 %
αHMX max. 0,10%
Purity min. 98 % HMX
Content of insoluble inorganic max. 0,03 %
Granulation large range of particle sizes
PACKING For transport material is moistened with water (not less than 15%) in accordance with the requirements of transport regulations RID, ADR and IMDG. Polyethylene bag in a cardboard box.
APPLICATION Octogen is one of the most powerful series-manufactured blasting explosives. It’s applied as a military explosive both individually (in form of different charges) and as a component of explosive compositions.