Nitrocellulose / Military



Quality Specification Of Nitrocellulose For Powder

General characteristics
1. Appearance: Homogeneous white to slightly yellow without knots and mechanical impurities
2. Moisture content, in mass - % 28-32
3. Acetone insoluble matter content, % mass, max - 0.4
4. Ash content, in % by mass, max - 0.4
5. Ignition temperature, oC, min - 180
6. Stability according to methyl violet test at 134.5oC minutes, min - 30
7. Stability according to Abel test, at 80oC minutes, min - 18

Particular characteristics
No.
Type
Blend of types
Nitrogen (%)
Solubility in ether-alcohol (2:1) (%)
Fineness (cm3)
Viscosity (mPas)
Stability BJ 132oC, max (cm3)
1.
NC1B
-
13.15-13.35 20 (max) 65-100 30-50 2.3
2.
NC1B
-
13.36-13.55 15 (max) 65-100 20-40 2.5
3.
NC2B
-
11.80-12.19 96 (min) 65-90 30-80 1.8
4.
NC2B
-
12.20-12.39 96 (min) 80-110 30-80 1.8
5.
NC2B
-
12.40-12.80 96 (min) 80-110 30-80 1.8
6.
NCB Sm
NC1(1), NC2(3)
12.80-12.99 40 - 55 65-100 30-50 2.0
7.
NCB Sm
NC1(2), NC2(4)
13.00-13.10 35 - 50 65-100 30-50 2.0
8.
NCB Sm
NC1(2), NC2(5)
13.11-13.20 30 - 45 65-100 25-45 2.2
9.
NCB Sm
NC1(2), NC2(5)
13.21-13.35 28 - 40 65-100 25-45 2.2
10.
GNC3
-
11.70-11.90 96 (min) 65-85 20-35 1.8
11.
GNC2
-
11.91-12.10 96 (min) 75-110 20-40 1.8
12.
GNC2
-
12.20-12.40 96 (min) 75-100 20-40 1.8
13.
GNC2 - 12.41-12.70 96 (min) 75-110 30-60 1.8
14.
GNC Sm NC1(2), GNC2(12) 12.70-12.95 70 (max) 65-100 25-40 2.0
15.
GNC Sm NC1(2), GNC2(12) 12.96-13.15 30 (max) 65-100 25-35 2.2
16.
GNC Sm NC1(2), GNC2(13) 13.16-13.30 28 (max) 65-100 25-45 2.2

NC1B; NC2B; GNC2; GNC3 - sub lots
NCB Sm - Mixture (lot) of high nitrated and low nitrated sub lots (used for single base powder production)
GNC Sm - Mixture (lot) (used for double base rocket fuels)

All this types meet MIL-DTL-244B

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