Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 130, Issue 2, pp 891–897 | Cite as

Compatibility study of dihydroxylammonium 3,3′-dinitroamino-4,4′-azoxyfurazanate with some energetic materials applied in solid propellant

  • Junbo ChenEmail author
  • Tao Guo
  • Honglin Lu
  • Xiuduo Song
  • Wei Zheng
  • Jiangfeng Pei
  • Chao Zhang
  • Xiaochuan Huang


In this paper, chemical compatibility between dihydroxylammonium 3,3′-dinitroamino-4,4′-azoxyfurazanate (HOF) and some energetic components applied in solid propellant is explored via differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and vacuum stability test (VST). DSC results show that HOF was compatible with NC, BAMO–GAP, GAP, HMX, CL-20, DNTF, NTO-Pb, Al powder, and Mg powder according to a modified evaluated standard of DSC. However, absorbentia (NC + NG) and RDX were both sensitive with HOF, while binary mixture of HOF and DINA was incompatible. After heating at 90 °C for 40 h, net gas evolution of binary mixtures, such as HOF/NC, HOF/absorbentia, HOF/BAMO–GAP, HOF/DINA, HOF/RDX, was 0.04, 0.84, −0.50, 6.62, and 7.23 mL, respectively, when compared to single HOF sample. VST result further identifies that HOF was simultaneously compatible with NC and BAMO–GAP, but did moderately interact with absorbentia. It is found that DINA and RDX are both incompatible with HOF, which means they are not allowed to store with HOF for a long time.


Compatibility Dihydroxylammonium 3,3′-dinitroamino-4,4′-azoxyfurazanate DSC VST Solid propellant Energetic material 



The authors would like to thank Young Foundation (No. 201503034) of Xi’an Modern Chemistry Research Institute for financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Xi’an Modern Chemistry Research InstituteXi’anPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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