5-Aminotetrazole Nitrate (ATN) is a nitrogen rich oxidizer having the empirical formula CH4N6O3. An ingredient in gas generating solid propellant/charge composition. Burns faster and yields only non-corrosive gases free from HCl upon combustion. Thus making it ideal ingredient for Green Propellant.
•Nitrogen rich energetic oxidizer.
•Non hygroscopic in nature, hence alternate to Ammonium nitrate.
•Non HCl producing, good alternate to Ammonium Perchlorate.
•Acts as monopropellant.
•Compositions made out of ATN are fast burning.
|SL NO|| Properties of ATN
|6||Heat output(cal/g)||1000 ± 50|
|7||Friction Sensitivity (kgf)||> 36|
|8||Impact Sensitivity(kg.cm)||> 50|
•Can be used as energetic material in power cartridges.
•Can be used as oxidizer for making cool gas generating propellant.
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