Coated solid additives for explosives

  • US 5,123,981 A
  • Filed: 04/01/1991
  • Issued: 06/23/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/14/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A solid consisting of ammonium nitrate for use with a water-in-oil or melt-in-fuel emulsion to produce a blended explosive, said solid having acidic sites on its surface coated with a surfactant having a basic moiety in sufficient quantity to substantially neutralize the acidic sites on the solid.

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