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Components

  • TATB [r]: An insensitive high explosive (IHE) with the IUPAC name 1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene and the trivial name triamino-trinitrobenzene; has been the principal IHE in recent U.S. nuclear weapons [e]
  • Kel-F [r]: PCTFE (PolyChloroTriFluoroEthylene) polymer consisting of chlorotrifluoroethylene and vinylidine fluoride in a 3:1 ratio; most common name and trademark of 3M but no longer manufactured by the company — others Neoflon and Aclon; used in valves with low friction and high chemical resistance, and plastic bonded explosive and insensitive high explosive such as LX-17 and PBX-9502 [e]

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