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  Ammonal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ammonal is an explosive made up of ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and aluminium powder mixed in a ratio of roughly 22:67:11.
From early 1915 the British employed ammonal for their mines during the First World War, the composition was 65% ammonium nitrate, 15% TNT, 17% coarse aluminum and 3% charcoal.
Three of the mines at the Battle of Messines which were exploded at the start of the Third Battle of Ypres contained 30,000 lb of ammonal, the fourth contained 20,000 lb.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ammonal   (179 words)

  
 Explosives Found In Poti Detonated In Khulevi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
March 20 (Prime-News) – Explosive ammonal found in Poti on Monday was detonated at the Khulevi firing-range.
The officers of the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Georgia found 35 kg ammonal ready for detonation during reconstruction works of one of the bridges in the city, the Special Operations Center of the Ministry says.
The ministerial officials do not rule out that the explosives were left by the stalwarts of Aslan Abashidze, former leader of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara during the Rose revolution in the region in 2004.
eng.primenewsonline.com /print.php?a=6956   (131 words)

  
 Chemistry of Pyrotechnics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
If gunpowder is ignited in the open, it burns fiercely, but if in a closed space it builds up pressure from the released gases and explode the container.Gunpowder works when the potassium nitrate oxidizes the charcoal and sulfur, which then burns fiercely.Carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide are the gases released.
Ammonal is a mixture of ammonium nitrate (oxidizer) with aluminum powder (fuel).
French ammonal is an easily improvised low explosive mixture.
more-pyrotechnics.com /chemistry_subs.html   (1407 words)

  
 Aluminized explosives (Gerald L. Hurst)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Aluminum has two fundamental applications in explosives--it can be used as a sensitizer in various commercial formulations in small amounts and as a power enhancer in both military and commercial explosives in relatively large amounts.
Ammonal is AN 22, TNT 67, aluminum 11 - it's an ersatz mixture when TNT is scarce.
You probably mean either amatol or ammonal, both of which are basically ersatz bomb-filler materials used when TNT is in short supply.
yarchive.net /explosives/aluminized.html   (438 words)

  
 Ammonal (E-5)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Ammonal (Ammonites subclass) is commercial mixture explosive of the 2
Ammonal is powdered mixture, a little oily, secondary blasting explosive.
In comparison with other explosives it is low sensitive to mechanical effect (shock, friction), chemically stable and so it is relatively safety in manufacture, storage and operation.
www.frpc.risp.ru /english/vv/ammonal_e5.shtml   (231 words)

  
 First World War.com - The Western Front Today - Hawthorn Crater, Somme
It was prepared with a 40,600lb ammonal charge by 252nd Tunnelling Company.
Today it forms a figure of eight, the result of a subsequent British mine explosion (with a 30,000lb ammonal charge) under a German fortification in November 1916.
The 1 July 1916 mine explosion was captured on film by Geoffrey Malins for the highly successful officially approved film 'The Battle of the Somme'.
www.firstworldwar.com /today/hawthorncrater.htm   (272 words)

  
 Passchendaele - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A successful action would not only put the submarines out of action, but shorten the allied lines and potentially trap a number of German troops behind the new lines.
Engineers from both sides had been tunnelling under the Messines ridge since 1915, and by the spring of 1917, the British had placed 21 huge mines totalling 450 tonnes of the high explosive Ammonal.
At zero hour at 03:10 on 7 June 1917, after the most intense bombardment of the entire war, nineteen of the allied mines were detonated, killing an estimated ten thousand German troops in moments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Passchendaele   (2592 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide are the gases released.
B. Ammonal: Ammonal is a mixture of ammonium nitrate (a strong oxidizer) with aluminum powder (the 'fuel' in this case).
A mixture of 1 part potassium chlorate to 3 parts table sugar (sucrose) burns fiercely and brightly (similar to the burning of magnesium) when 1 drop of concentrated sulfuric acid is placed on it.
www.textfiles.com /anarchy/INCENDIARIES/impmunb.hac   (1203 words)

  
 Riyadh says tons of explosives used in bombings -DAWN - International; 04 January, 2005
RIYADH, Jan 3: Tons of explosive materials were used in last week's twin suicide bombings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Monday.
The vehicle used in the December 29 attack on the interior ministry building was a car "laden with around 1.5 tons of explosive mixes, including ammonal and other commercial explosives," said a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.
Another car carrying 1.3 tons of "the same explosive mixes" detonated 380 meters (yards) away from the base of the special security forces in eastern Riyadh "after coming under fire from guards at the base," it said.
www.dawn.com /2005/01/04/int11.htm   (228 words)

  
 Pravda.RU:Large-scale terror act prevented in Grozny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
A large-scale terror act has been prevented in the capital of the Chechen republic.
The Russian Interior Ministry reported on Thursday that the other day, troops carrying out a special operation had found 20 kg of ammonal, a high explosive agent, and 10 rocket launcher rounds of ammunition in the basement of a building located on one of Grozny's central streets.
Officers do not exclude that rebels have been plotting a large-scale terror act in the Chechen capital.
newsfromrussia.com /hotspots/2002/06/20/30754_.html   (106 words)

  
 Weapon Plans - Page 3 - The Explosives and Weapons Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Ammonal, you should find everything you need at [Link only for Registered Members].
This was originally posted by another member, though I don't remember who.
Ammonal, all 6 of the Home Workshop Firearms books are on the FTP, along with the Home Workshop Firearms video.
www.roguesci.org /theforum/improvised-weapons/655-weapon-plans-3.html#post51985   (1839 words)

  
 ST. NAZAIRE COMMANDO
Operation CHARIOT would see to its destruction by ramming the lock gate with an obsolete destroyer, the HMS CAMPBELTOWN which had been filled to the gunwales with high explosives (ammonal).
Then the five tons of ammonal the ship was carrying would blow up, creating colossal damage.
NAZAIRE COMMANDO presents a tough and vivid picture of this raid...After the raid, the dock was never used again.
www.popula.com /items_fp/item_description.cfm?item_fp_ID=2275843   (129 words)

  
 marcelo radulovich : music....................
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December 22nd, 2002 years, in ammonal D "Espinoza Steve" we had decided to take that life with the gun.
News made impact, but, thing and the hatred which love cheat as the surprise which is not, were permanent problem for that.
www.marceloradulovich.com /merrygodown.htm   (131 words)

  
 ammonal - Dictionnaire Français-Anglais WordReference.com
We found no English translation for 'ammonal' in our French to English Dictionary.
Or did you want to translate 'ammonal' from English to French?
Forum discussions with the word(s) 'ammonal' in the title:
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 amonal - ammonal (Spanish to English translation glossary) Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng,Tech/Engineering
amonal - ammonal (Spanish to English translation glossary) Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng,Tech/Engineering
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 Artists Represented -- Qin, Chong
Organization of and participation at art exhibitions of Beijing Ammonal Gallery, China
Qin Chong solo exhibition, Ammonal Gallery Beijing, Germany
1st Joint Exhibition of Chinese Professional Painter's Works, Ammonal Gallery Beijing, China
www.artbeatus.com /artists/QinChong   (685 words)

  
 albawaba.com middle east news information::Saudi Arabia: At least five suspected al Qaeda members killed in clash
The source pointed out that after examining DNA of parts of their bodies, the authorities identified the perpetrators, each one in a car.
The attack was carried out by two Pickups painted in white and each one was equipped with more than one ton of Nitrate Ammonal along with highly explosive materials including RDX, PITN and Nitro Glycerin, the source stated after examining the results of inspection and primary technical reports.
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www.albawaba.com /en/news/195133   (284 words)

  
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Qin Chong's main art works are paper paintings and installations, but he works as well on experiment art with various different materials.
1993-1998 organized and participated at art exhibitions of Beijing Ammonal Gallery in
1993 1st Joint Exhibition of Chinese Professional Painter's Works, Ammonal Gallery, Beijing
www.qinchong.com /A-artist/A-artist.htm   (187 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
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Georgian law enforcement agencies found 35 kilogram of ammonal explosive, which was installed under the bridge in a western Georgian town of Poti, Chief of the Special Operations Department of the Interior Ministry Mamuka Toidze said on Monday.
He alleged that the explosive was installed two years ago, supposedly by supporters Adjara’s ex-leader Aslan Abashidze, who was ousted in May, 2004.
www.civil.ge /eng/print.php?id=12119   (69 words)

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