TATB

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TATBTriaminotrinitrobenzene (high temperature explosive)
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HE material |[DELTA][H.sub.dec]| kJ/g nitroglycerine 6.19 ethylene glycol dinitrate 6.66 pentaerythritol tetranitrate 5.79 cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine 5.04 cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine 5.01 nitroguanidine 2.47 picric acid 3.25 tetryl 4.34 triaminotrinitrobenzene 3.50 hexanitrostilbene 3.94 trinitrotoluene 4.25 *** nitroboroxine 3.23,7.08 dinitroboroxine 4.83 trinitroboroxine 3.24
Triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB) explosives were firstly characterized with the Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).
While the NDIA reports that Gonzalez did not specify which materials were of most concern to the Pentagon, Army officials in 2010 cited (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TATB) triaminotrinitrobenzene (TATB) , lead azide and calcium silicide among the energetic materials that had either one or no domestic producers.