Technology assessment of RDX production

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The known processes for producing RDX were assessed with the goal of identifying the process that would generate the least waste and pollution. It was concluded that the Bachman process employed at Holston AAP is the most economical process for producing RDX and that it probably produces less waste than any other process. It was generally agreed that the entire Holston operation is a very clean one that complies with all federal and state emission standards. In addition, a number of opportunities in which Holston could reduce their wastes were identified. Preliminary assessments of waste and pollution profiles for alternate ... continued below

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Coburn, M.D. April 1, 1995.

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  • Coburn, M.D. New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM (United States)

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The known processes for producing RDX were assessed with the goal of identifying the process that would generate the least waste and pollution. It was concluded that the Bachman process employed at Holston AAP is the most economical process for producing RDX and that it probably produces less waste than any other process. It was generally agreed that the entire Holston operation is a very clean one that complies with all federal and state emission standards. In addition, a number of opportunities in which Holston could reduce their wastes were identified. Preliminary assessments of waste and pollution profiles for alternate materials, with emphasis on dual-use materials, were performed.

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  • Life cycles of energetic materials, Del Mar, CA (United States), 11-16 Dec 1994

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  • Other: DE95009487
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-1107
  • Report No.: CONF-941255--2
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 41397
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676181

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Coburn, M.D. Technology assessment of RDX production, article, April 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676181/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.