Explosives

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Various types of explosives are manufactured in POF for military as well as civilian usage.

TECHNICAL DATA(Explosives)

Type of Explosives

Specification

Melting Point

Utilization

TNT

DEF-STAN
 07-4/1(a)

80.2 0 C - 80.4 0 C

Manufacture in the form of flaskes suitable for filling shells, bombs and for preparation of different compositions with RDX.

RDX

DEF STAN 
07-23/ISSUE-1(a)

201-2080C

Crystalline product used for manufacture of plastic explosives like PE-3A

RDX/TNT 
60:40 & 70 : 30

CS 5446(b) &
PAk-EXPLO-38(a)

-

Manufacturing in the form of flakes and biscuits. Used in the filling shells and bombs

RDX/WAX/AL
71:9:20

DEF-STAN 
07-31/ISSUE-1

-

Filling of shells

PE-3A
(Plastic Explosives)

CS 2436 A (a)

-

Demolition works

PETN

DEF STAN
07-08/1

139-1420C

Crystalline products used in the manufacture of detonators and fuses

PETN Plasticized

PAK EXPLO 31

-

Filling of plastic hand grenades

Tetryl (CE)

CS-1079-I(a)

128.5 - 129.10C

Manufacture in in granular form. Pressed Tetryl pellets are used in different primers, detonators, bombs & shells.

Picrite
(Nitro-Guanidine)

DEF STAN
07-12/1

-

Manufacture in the form of fine white powder with surface area of 18000-22000 CM2. Major constituent of triple base propellant

Gun powders G-7, 
G-12, G-20, 
G-40 GR-Mealed

Sulphurless/G.P
Sulphurless/M.P

CS 5110B


CS 5072 (a)

-

Suitable for use in various primers and pyro compositions

Styphnic Acid

DEF-STAN
07-50/1

176-1810C

Lead salt of this acid is ued in the preparation of Cap compostion for different ammunition

Di-Nitro-Resorcinol

DEF-STAN
13-43 (b)

146-1480C

Used in Initiator composition