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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 271 pages of information about Nitro-Explosives.

Cordite.

Nitro-Glycerine 58 per cent. +or- .75
Nitro-Cotton 37 " +or- .65
Vaseline 5 " +or- .25

Cordite, M.D.

Nitro-Glycerine 30 per cent. +or- 1
Nitro-Cotton 65 " +or- 1
Vaseline 5 " +or- .25

Analysis of—­
  By W. Mancab and A.E.  Leighton.

E.C.  Powder.

Nitro-Cotton 79.0 per cent. 
Potassium Nitrate 4.5 "
Barium Nitrate 7.5 "
Camphor 4.1 "
Wood Meal 3.8 "
Volatile Matter 1.1 "

Walarode Powder.

Nitro-Cotton 98.6 per cent. 
Volatile Matter 1.4 "

Kynoch’s Smokeless.

Nitro-Cotton 52.1 per cent. 
Di-nitro-Toluene 19.5 "
Potassium Nitrate 1.4 "
Barium Nitrate 22.2 "
Wood Meal 2.7 "
Ash 0.9 "
Volatile Matter 1.2 "

Schultze.

Nitro-Lingin 62.1 per cent. 
Potassium Nitrate 1.8 "
Barium Nitrate 26.1 "
Vaseline 4.9 "
Starch 3.5 "
Volatile Matter 1.0 "

Imperial Schultze.

Nitro-Lignin 80.1 per cent. 
Barium Nitrate 10.2 "
Vaseline 7.9 "
Volatile Matter 1.8 "

Cannonite.

Nitro-Cotton 86.4 per cent. 
Barium Nitrate 5.7 "
Vaseline 2.9 "
Lamp Black 1.3 "
Potassium Ferro-cyanide 2.4 "
Volatile Matter 1.3 "

Amberite.

Nitro-Cotton 71.0 per cent. 
Potassium Nitrate 1.3 "
Barium Nitrate 18.6 "
Wood Meal 1.4 "
Vaseline 5.8 "

Sporting Ballistite.

Nitro-Glycerine 37.6 per cent
Nitro-Cotton 62.3 "
Volatile Matter 0.1 "

The following is a complete List of the Permitted Explosives as Defined in the Schedules to the Explosives in Coal Mines Orders of the 20th December 1902, of the 24th December 1903, of the 5th September 1903, and 10th December 1903:—­

Albionite. 
Ammonal. 
Ammonite. 
Amvis. 
Aphosite. 
Arkite. 
Bellite No. 1. 
Bellite No. 2. 
Bobbinite. 
Britonite. 
Cambrite. 
Carbonite. 
Clydite. 
Coronite. 
Dahmenite A.
Dragonite. 
Electronite. 
Faversham Powder. 
Fracturite. 
Geloxite. 
Haylite No. 1. 
Kynite. 
Negro Powder. 
Nobel’s Ardeer Powder. 
Nobel Carbonite. 
Normanite. 
Pit-ite. 
Roburite No. 3. 
Saxonite. 
Stow-ite. 
Thunderite. 
Victorite. 
Virite. 
West Falite No. 1. 
West Falite No. 2.

INDEX.

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