Ammonium Nitrate, a double-edged sword
Ammonium Nitrate s chemical formula is NH4NO3, where N stands of Nitrogen ... also used to modify the detonation rate of other explosives like Ammonia Dynamites or Nitroglycerin, it is the main component of ANFO, a very popular explosive.
America's Fertilizer Keeps Blowing Up. It Doesn't Have To.
But the Fertilizer Institute, the nation's leading lobbying organization of the chemical and agricultural industries ... the company announced it had developed a new, nonexplosive, calcium ammonium nitrate formula and was making it available for mass ...
Sandia Labs researcher develops fertilizer without the explosive potential
Knowing that in ammonium nitrate the ammonium ion is weakly attracted to the nitrate ion, and that the right chemical reaction can pull them ... where a mix of ammonium nitrate and calcium carbonate is currently used, making the soil more alkaline.
Calcium nitrate (Calgon, take meth away)
Friday, I alluded to a chemical in the House version of the farm bill. It’s calcium nitrate. Many meth cooks use a modified version of the birch reduction, which involves using an alkali metal (lithium here) in liquid ammonia. Lot of farmers use ...
PERSONAL COMPUTERS; NOW, MIX VOLATILE CHEMICALS WITHOUT A BOOM
Instead, you type in the label ''sodium nitrate'' or ''lead chloride,'' say ... expected to make his or her discoveries on a hit-or-miss basis, with only the chemical formulas listed in the back of the instruction book for hints. Instilling in someone ...