Energetic material
Energetic materials are a class of material with high amount of stored chemical energy that can be released.[1]Typical classes of energetic materials are e.g. explosives, pyrotechnic compositions, pro...
Blast rips through Chelsea street: 'Everybody started running' - NY Daily News
Authorities are responding to reports of an explosion in Chelsea on Saturday night.
Reports: Explosive Device Injures Man In New York's Central Park
An 18-year-old Virginia man was seriously injured by an explosive device in New York's Central Park Sunday, according to local media reports.
Explosive material
Explosives test using shock cord and ammonium nitrate explosives to investigate dynamics of Oklahoma City Bombing.
Explosive material
An explosive material, also called an explosive, is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the...
Fuel
Fuels are any materials that store potential energy in forms that can be practicably released and used for work or as heat energy. The concept originally applied solely to those materials storing ener...
Propellant
A propellant is a chemical substance used in the production of energy or pressurized gas that is subsequently used to create movement of a fluid or to generate propulsion of a vehicle, projectile, or ...
Blast rips through Chelsea street: 'Everybody started running' - NY Daily News
Authorities are responding to reports of an explosion in Chelsea on Saturday night.
Mercury(II) fulminate
Mercury(II) fulminate, or Hg(CNO)2, is a primary explosive. It is highly sensitive to friction and shock and is mainly used as a trigger for other explosives in percussion caps and blasting caps. Merc...
Smoke composition
A smoke composition is a pyrotechnic composition designed primarily to generate smoke. Smoke compositions are used as obscurants or for generation of signaling smokes. Some are used as a payload of sm...
Reactive material
In the U.S. military, reactive materials (RM) are a new class of materials currently being investigated by the Office of Naval Research and others as a means to increase the lethality of direct-hit or...
World LP Gas Association
The World LPG Association (WLPGA) is the authoritative global voice for the LPG industry. The WLPGA is a worldwide industry association which represents the interests of the liquefied petroleum gas (...
Delay composition
Delay composition, also called delay charge or delay train, is a pyrotechnic composition, a sort of pyrotechnic initiator, a mixture of oxidizer and fuel that burns in a slow, constant rate that shoul...
Renewable fuels
Renewable fuels are fuels produced from renewable resources. Examples include: biofuels (e.g. Vegetable oil used as fuel, ethanol, methanol from clean energy and carbon dioxide or biomass, and biodie...
Nitromethane
Nitromethane is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3NO2. It is the simplest organic nitro compound. It is a slightly viscous, highly polar liquid commonly used as a solvent in a variety ...
Charcoal lighter fluid
Charcoal lighter fluid is a volatile fluid used to accelerate the ignition of charcoal in a barbecue grill. It can either be petroleum or alcohol (usually methanol or ethanol) based. It can be used bo...
Heptanitrocubane
Heptanitrocubane is a new experimental high explosive based on the cubic eight-carbon cubane molecule and closely related to octanitrocubane. Seven of the eight hydrogen atoms at the corners of the c...
Styphnic acid
Styphnic acid, or 2,4,6-trinitro-1,3-benzenediol, is a yellow astringent acid that forms hexagonal crystals. It is used in the manufacture of dyes, pigments, inks, medicines, and explosives such as le...
Motor fuel
A motor fuel is a fuel that is used to provide power to motor vehicles.Currently, the majority of motor vehicles worldwide are powered by gasoline or diesel. Other energy sources include ethanol, biod...
White gas
White gas is a common name for two flammable substances. White gas should not be confused with white spirit, which is more akin to kerosene.
NanoFoil
NanoFoil is the name trademarked by the Indium Corporation for a reactive multi-layer foil material, sometimes referred to as a pyrotechnic initiator of two mutually reactive metals, aluminium and nic...
Nano-thermite
A Nano-thermite or "super-thermite" is a metastable intermolecular composite (MICs) characterized by a particle size of its main constituents, a metal and a metal oxide, under 100 nanometers. This all...
Liquid nitrogen vehicle
A liquid nitrogen vehicle is powered by liquid nitrogen, which is stored in a tank. Traditional nitrogen engine designs work by heating the liquid nitrogen in a heat exchanger, extracting heat from th...
Pyrolant
A pyrolant (from Greek pyros, fire) is an energetic material that generates hot flames upon combustion. Pyrolants are metal-based pyrotechnic compositions containing virtually any oxidizer.The term wa...
White coal
White coal is a form of fuel produced by drying chopped wood over a fire. It differs from charcoal which is carbonised wood. White coal was used in England to smelt lead ore from the mid-sixteenth to ...
Diethylene glycol dinitrate
Diethylene glycol dinitrate is a nitrated alcohol ester produced by the action of concentrated nitric acid, normally admixed with an excess of strong sulfuric acid as a dehydrating agent, upon diethyl...
Liquid fuel
Liquid fuels are combustible or energy-generating molecules that can be harnessed to create mechanical energy, usually producing kinetic energy; they also must take the shape of their container. It is...
Firewood
Firewood is any wooden material that is gathered and used for fuel. Generally, firewood is not highly processed and is in some sort of recognizable log or branch form, compared to other forms of wood...
Kerosene
Kerosene is a combustible hydrocarbon liquid widely used as a fuel, in industry, and in households. Its name is derived from Greek: κηρός (keros) meaning wax, and was registered as a trademark by ...