Preparation and Characterization of Polymer bonded Explosives Based on Isoprene Rubber


  • Moammer Noreldeen Sabigat Industrial Complex
  • M.M. Ahmed Karary University, College of Engineering, Sudan
  • M. A. Abdalla Sabigat Industrial Complex, Sudan
  • M. F. Karar Sabigat Industrial Complex, Sudan



Plastic Bonded Explosive, IR, RDX, RDX /IR


The aim of this work is to prepare five samples of Polymer Bonded Explosives (PBXs) with various percent of Isoprene Rubber (IR) and Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine (RDX) (RDX /IR), based on Sulfur Vulcanization process, and applying them on warheads as insensitive explosive. Density, sensitivity to impact, and ignition temperature have been tested. Mixer water path which used for the manufacturing of plastic bonded explosives (PBXs) (capacity 5 L), Filling was made by casting methods, Filling in C-8 rocket warhead. The killing range of the C-8 (IR-RDX) was 18 meters.


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How to Cite

Noreldeen, M., M.M. Ahmed, M. A. Abdalla, & M. F. Karar. (2021). Preparation and Characterization of Polymer bonded Explosives Based on Isoprene Rubber. Journal of Karary University for Engineering and Science, 1(2).