2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene

CAS RN:118-96-7

Major Uses

2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene is used as a high explosive in military and industrial applications. It has been widely used for filling shells, grenades and airborne demolition bombs, as it is sufficiently insensitive to the shock of ejection from a gun barrel but can be exploded on impact by a detonator mechanism. It has been used either as the pure explosive or in binary mixtures ... Small amounts of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene have been used for industrial explosive applications, such as deep-well and underwater blasting ...
Explosive. Intermediate in dyestuffs and photographic chemicals
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