Hipel 710 Propellant

A trade name for a hydroxyl-terminated polybutidiene (HTPB) propellant, comprising 84% ammonium perchlorate (NH4 ClO4) (oxidizer), 9.1% HTPB (fuel), 0.7% aluminum trihydrate (Al2 O3 x3H2 O) (burn rate catalyst), 0.2% Fe2 O3 (burn rate stabilizer), and 6% polymide (Kermid 601). This propellant is used in the oilfield, when mixed in a 50/50 blend with Hipel 3500 will deflagrate and propel the coring bullets at their optimum velocity is obtained.

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  • This is a readily ignitable propellant mixture. The mixture is sensitive to ignition by flame, heat, friction, impact or electrostatic discharge. When ignited, the mixture burns producing heat, flame, hot gasses and hot particles. It offers a long shelf life and high stability. Since it is a simple composite propellant, it has less volatile contaminants than other available gun propellants.

  • As a core gun propellant (bore hole formation sampling), with high stability, improved shelf life and benign environmental impacts, Hipel 710 is well suited for use in the oil & gas market.

  • Hipel 710 has a long history of use by a leading provider of oil & gas services.

  • Operating Temperature
    360°F for 12 hours


    Output
    Deflagration output of 1215 +- 40 calories / GM


    Shelf Life
    10 Years when stored unopened in original packaging

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