PETN


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Related to PETN: TNT, RDX, pentaerythritol
AcronymDefinition
PETNPentaerythrite Tetranitrate (explosive)
PETNProject Earth Television Network (Germany)
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Investigators had found preliminary indications of PETN residue in at least one earlier test.
PETN is used as plastic explosive and also to treat heart conditions.
Expressing concern over the ease with which the explosive material used in the devices, Pentaerythritol tetranitrate, or PETN, can be passed through all kinds of airport security, Qatar Airways said the bomb found in Dubai had travelled on two separate passenger aircraft without being picked up and added that neither the x-ray screening nor sniffer dogs could detect the devices.
It is believed he bought the deadly PETN in Amsterdam from a dealer he met on the internet.
These explosives, which included TNT, RDX, HMX, and PETN, could not be disposed of by normal means.
The Company's products detect a wide array of explosives, including PETN, which is the difficult to detect active component of Semtex, using a proprietary non-contact sampling system.
We believe we have demonstrated our technology to be a highly sensitive, non-contact device that accurately detects a wide array of explosive materials, including PETN (the active component of Semtex), and is clearly differentiated from the competitive products.
According to the New York Times, in 2001, PETN was found hidden in the shoes of Richard C.
Capitol Police controlled the samples, TNT, PETN and RDX buried near the House Triangle.
Investigators believe the explosives were PETN (Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate), the same used in the failed Al Qaeda bombing attempt last Christmas, the Daily Express reports.
Capitol Police officers, under the supervision of a licensed special explosive expert, will handle samples of the most common landmine explosives (TNT, PETN and RDX) near the "House Triangle" on the Southeast side of the U.
The lethal explosives called PETN are inserted inside plastic shapes during the operation, before the breast is then sewn up, he added.