Hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene/Related Articles
Hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene: Known as HTPB, a polymer of butadiene, is a thick, sticky liquid, available with different viscosities, used as a binder for plastic-bonded explosives and solid-fuel rocket engines, as an adhesive and sealant, and as a feedstock for polyurethane production
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- Polymer : A compound of high molecular weight derived either by the addition of many smaller, similar molecules (monomers), or by the condensation of many smaller, similar molecules eliminating water, alcohol, etc.
- Butadiene : Add brief definition or description
- Chemical engineering : The field of engineering that deals with industrial and natural processes involving the chemical, physical or biological transformation of matter or energy into forms useful for mankind, economically and safely without compromising the environment
- Insensitive high explosives : Explosives, principally for military use, which have an extremely low probability of detonating accidentally or other than as intended in a specific application; not easily converted to improvised explosive devices, will not detonate when engulfed in fire, and, when used in the high explosive initator of a nuclear weapon, unable to trigger fission unless precisely triggered