ammonium nitrate


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used as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant

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Introduction of raw phosphate material in above mentioned amounts to ammonium nitrate melt also leads to decrease porosity and inner specific surface area of NPF granules.
However, since the Oklahoma City bombing, the federal government has kept a tighter rein on ammonium nitrate sales.
The paper synthesizes the authors' researches regarding the ammonium nitrate attack (N[H.sub.4]N[O.sub.3]) on special industrial concrete with a compression strength of about 200 N/[mm.sup.2] (looked upon as ultra-high performance concrete).
The award of the FEED project follows KBR's completion of various prefeasibility and pre-feed studies for the Petrochemical Complex's proposed plants, including ammonium nitrate and other chemical and petrochemical facilities.
1680) that would regulate the sale and purchase of ammonium nitrate has been approved by the House Homeland Security Committee's Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology.
The chemical fertilizer industry was born from left-over ammonium nitrate, used in making explosives, the government had after World War II.
''We had an intelligence report about this shipment and security forces had been alerted about the arrival of the ship,'' Clavecillas said, adding that sacks filled with the ammonium nitrate were concealed inside eight large ice boxes hidden under a shipment of fresh fish.
The projects include two urea ammonium nitrate plants, two aluminum smelters, a petrochemical complex and an integrated iron and steel plant.
* The Norman Police Department has confirmed that on September 28, three days before the explosion, Hinrichs had attempted to purchase 1,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate fertilizer from Ellison's Feed Store in Norman.
EFMA claims new forms of ammonium nitrate (AN) are entering the EU without paying the anti-dumping duties, which are up to Euro 47.07 per tonne for Russia and Euro 33.25 per tonne for Ukraine.
More than 20 tons of ammonium nitrate, a deadly compound used in countless terrorist atrocities, were discovered by Record investigators.
A downed power line ignited oil in a tanker car and ammonium nitrate fertiliser in another.
Police also seized half a ton of ammonium nitrate fertiliser which can be used to make explosives.
Materials needed to turn ammonium nitrate into a deadly explosive are commonplace in the UK.
The report said ammonium nitrate, which can be used as fertilizer or in explosives, was found in a house of a local villager in Kaung Island in Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province, a few days ago.