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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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EXPLOSIVES OR THERMIC COMPOSITIONS (blasting F42D); MANUFACTURE THEREOF; USE OF SINGLE SUBSTANCES AS EXPLOSIVES (compounds in general C01, C07 or C08;
{
demolition agents based on cementitious or like materials C04B 41/0009
}
)
[2013‑01]
NOTE

  • This subclass covers:
    • compositions which are:
      • explosive: compositions included are those containing both a fuel and sufficient oxidiser so that, upon initiation, they are capable of undergoing a chemical change of a relatively high rate of speed, resulting in the production of usable force for blasting, firearms, propelling missiles, or the like;
      • thermic: compositions included have
        • a consumable fuel component which consists of any element which is a metal, B, Si, Se or Te, or mixtures, intercompounds, or hydrides thereof; and
        • in combination an oxidant component which is either a metal oxide or a salt (organic or inorganic) capable of yielding a metal oxide on decomposition;
      • fuels for rocket engines and intended for reaction with an oxidant, excluding air, in order to provide thrust for motive power purposes;
      • for use in affecting the explosion environment, e.g. for neutralising the poisonous gases of explosives, for cooling the explosion gases, or the like;
    • methods or apparatus for preparing or treating such compositions not otherwise provided for;
    • methods of using single substances as explosives.
  • In this subclass, the following term is used with the meaning indicated:
    • "nitrated" covers compounds having a nitro group or a nitrate ester group.
  • Methods or apparatus for preparing or treating such compositions are classified according to the particular components of the compositions.
  • In this subclass, the words "based on", with reference to explosive compositions, refer to the explosive ingredient present in the largest proportion by weight
  • In the absence of an indication to the contrary a composition is classified in the last place that provides for an ingredient
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Apparatus or methods for working-up explosives, e.g. forming, cutting, drying [2013‑01]
NOTE

  • In the absence of an indication to the contrary a process is classified in the last appropriate place, e.g. granulation by extrusion and chopping C06B 21/0075)]
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{
Compounding the ingredient
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0016
. .
{
the ingredient being nitrocellulose or oranitro cellulose based propellant; Working up; gelatinising; stabilising (stabilising of explosives in general C06B 21/0091)
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0025
. .
{
the ingredient being a polymer bonded explosive or thermic component
}
[2013‑01]
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{
Shaping the mixture
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0041
. .
{
by compression
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/005
. .
{
By a process involving melting at least part of the ingredients
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0058
. .
{
by casting a curable composition, e.g. of the plastisol type
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0066
. .
{
by granulation, e.g. flaking
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0075
. .
{
by extrusion
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0083
.
{
Treatment of solid structures, e.g. for coating or impregnating with a modifier (compositions therefor C06B 23/00)
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 21/0091
.
{
Elimination of undesirable or temporary components of an intermediate or finished product, e.g. making porous or low density products, purifying, stabilising, drying; Deactivating; Reclaiming; (porous inert particles or chemicals compounded for these purposes C06B 23/00)
}
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Compositions characterised by non-explosive or non-thermic constituents
{
(in combination with specific explosives C06B 25/20, C06B 25/26, C06B 29/04, C06B 29/08, C06B 31/06, C06B 31/40, C06B 33/02)
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/001
.
{
Fillers, gelling and thickening agents (e.g. fibres) , absorbents for nitroglycerine (binders, plasticisers for propellants C06B 45/10; crosslinking or curing agents C06B 45/10)
}
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C06B 23/002
.
{
Sensitisers or density reducing agents, foam stabilisers, crystal habit modifiers
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/003
. .
{
Porous or hollow inert particles (preparation C06B 21/0091)
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/004
. .
{
Chemical sensitisers
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/005
.
{
Desensitisers, phlegmatisers (coolants for mining explosives C06B 23/04; deactivating C06B 21/0091)
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/006
.
{
Stabilisers (e.g. thermal stabilisers) (processes C06B 21/0091; foam stabilisers C06B 23/002)
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/007
.
{
Ballistic modifiers, burning rate catalysts, burning rate depressing agents, e.g. for gas generating
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/008
.
{
Tagging additives
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/009
.
{
Wetting agents, hydrophobing agents, dehydrating agents, antistatic additives, viscosity improvers, antiagglomerating agents, grinding agents and other additives for working up
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 23/02
.
for neutralising poisonous gases from explosives produced during blasting [2013‑01]
C06B 23/04
.
for cooling the explosion gases
{
including antifouling and flash suppressing agents
}
[2013‑01]
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Compositions containing a nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 25/02
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the nitrated compound being starch or sugar [2013‑01]
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the nitrated compound being an aromatic [2013‑01]
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C06B 25/06
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with two or more nitrated aromatic compounds present [2013‑01]
C06B 25/08
. . .
at least one of which is nitrated toluene [2013‑01]
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the compound being nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
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C06B 25/12
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with other nitrated organic compounds [2013‑01]
C06B 25/14
. . .
the other compound being a nitrated aliphatic diol [2013‑01]
C06B 25/16
. . .
the other compound being a nitrated aromatic [2013‑01]
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the compound being nitrocellulose present as 10% or more by weight of the total composition [2013‑01]
C06B 25/20
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with a non-explosive or a non-explosive or a non-thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 25/22
. .
with a nitrated aromatic compound [2013‑01]
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with nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
C06B 25/26
. . .
with an organic non-explosive or an organic non-thermic component [2013‑01]
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C06B 25/28
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the compound being nitrocellulose present as less than 10% by weight of the total composition [2013‑01]
C06B 25/30
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with nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
C06B 25/32
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the compound being nitrated pentaerythritol [2013‑01]
C06B 25/34
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the compound being a nitrated acyclic, alicyclic or heterocyclic amine [2013‑01]
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the compound being a nitroparaffin [2013‑01]
C06B 25/38
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with other nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 25/40
. .
with two or more nitroparaffins present [2013‑01]
C06B 27/00
Compositions containing a metal, boron, silicon, selenium or tellurium or mixtures, intercompounds or hydrides thereof, and hydrocarbons or halogenated hydrocarbons [2013‑01]
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Compositions containing an inorganic oxygen-halogen salt, e.g. chlorate, perchlorate [2013‑01]
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C06B 29/02
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of an alkali metal [2013‑01]
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C06B 29/04
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with an inorganic non-explosive or an inorganic non-thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 29/06
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the component being a cyanide; the component being an oxide of iron, chromium or manganese [2013‑01]
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with an organic non-explosive or an organic non-thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 29/10
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the component being a dye or a colouring agent [2013‑01]
C06B 29/12
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with carbon or sulfur [2013‑01]
C06B 29/14
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with iodine or an iodide [2013‑01]
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C06B 29/16
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with a nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 29/18
. . .
the compound being nitrated toluene or a nitrated phenol [2013‑01]
C06B 29/20
. . .
the compound being nitrocellulose [2013‑01]
C06B 29/22
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the salt being ammonium perchlorate [2013‑01]
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Compositions containing an inorganic nitrogen-oxygen salt [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/02
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the salt being an alkali metal or an alkaline earth metal nitrate [2013‑01]
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with carbon or sulfur [2013‑01]
C06B 31/06
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with an organic non-explosive or an organic non-thermic component [2013‑01]
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with a metal oxygen-halogen salt, e.g. inorganic chlorate, inorganic perchlorate [2013‑01]
C06B 31/10
. . .
with carbon or sulfur [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/12
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with a nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/14
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the compound being an aromatic [2013‑01]
C06B 31/16
. . . .
the compound being a nitrated toluene [2013‑01]
C06B 31/18
. . . .
the compound being a nitrated phenol, e.g. picric acid [2013‑01]
C06B 31/20
. . .
the compound being nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/22
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the compound being nitrocellulose [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/24
. . . .
with other explosive or thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 31/26
. . . . .
the other component being nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
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the salt being ammonium nitrate [2013‑01]
C06B 31/285
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{
with fuel oil, e.g. ANFO-compositions
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 31/30
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with vegetable matter; with resin; with rubber [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/32
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with a nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/34
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the nitrated compound being starch or sugar [2013‑01]
C06B 31/36
. . . .
with other explosive or thermic component [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/38
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the nitrated compound being an aromatic [2013‑01]
C06B 31/40
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with an organic non-explosive or an organic non-thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 31/42
. . . .
with other explosive or thermic component [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/44
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the compound being nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
C06B 31/46
. . . .
with a vegetable matter component, e.g. wood pulp, sawdust [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/48
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with other explosive or thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 31/50
. . . . .
the other component being a nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
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C06B 31/52
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the compound being nitrocellulose present as 10% or more by weight of the total composition [2013‑01]
C06B 31/54
. . . .
with other nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 31/56
. . .
the compound being nitrogellulose present as less than 10% by weight of the total composition [2013‑01]
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Compositions containing particulate metal, alloy, boron, silicon, selenium or tellurium with at least one oxygen supplying material which is either a metal oxide or a salt, organic or inorganic, capable of yielding a metal oxide [2013‑01]
C06B 33/02
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with an organic non-explosive or an organic non-thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 33/04
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the material being an inorganic nitrogen-oxygen salt [2013‑01]
C06B 33/06
.
the material being an inorganic oxygen-halogen salt [2013‑01]
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C06B 33/08
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with a nitrated organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 33/10
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the compound being an aromatic [2013‑01]
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the material being two or more oxygen-yielding compounds [2013‑01]
C06B 33/14
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at least one being an inorganic nitrogen-oxygen salt [2013‑01]
C06B 35/00
Compositions containing a metal azide [2013‑01]
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C06B 37/00
Compositions containing a metal fulminate [2013‑01]
C06B 37/02
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with a nitrated organic compound or an inorganic oxygen-halogen salt [2013‑01]
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C06B 39/00
Compositions containing free phosphorus or a binary compound of phosphorus, except with oxygen [2013‑01]
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C06B 39/02
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with an inorganic oxygen-halogen salt [2013‑01]
C06B 39/04
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with a binary compound of phosphorus, except with oxygen [2013‑01]
C06B 39/06
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with free metal, alloy, boron, silicon, selenium or tellurium [2013‑01]
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C06B 41/00
Compositions containing a nitrated metallo-organic compound [2013‑01]
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C06B 41/02
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the compound containing lead [2013‑01]
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C06B 41/04
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with an organic explosive or an organic thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 41/06
. . .
with an inorganic explosive or an inorganic thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 41/08
. .
with a metal azide or a metal fulminate [2013‑01]
C06B 41/10
. .
with other nitrated metallo-organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 43/00
compositions characterised by explosive or thermic constituents not provided for in groups C06B 25/00 to C06B 41/00 [2013‑01]
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Compositions or products which are defined by structure or arrangement of component of product (explosive charges of particular form or shape F42B 1/00, F42B 3/00) [2013‑01]
C06B 45/02
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comprising particles of diverse size or shape [2013‑01]
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comprising solid particles dispersed in solid solution or matrix
{
not used for explosives where the matrix consists essentially of nitrated carbohydrates or a low molecular organic explosive
}
[2013‑01]
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C06B 45/06
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the solid solution or matrix containing an organic component [2013‑01]
C06B 45/08
. . .
the dispersed solid containing an inorganic explosive or an inorgani thermic component [2013‑01]
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the organic component containing a resin [2013‑01]
C06B 45/105
. . . .
{
The resin being a polymer bearing energetic groups or containing a soluble organic explosive
}
[2013‑01]
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having contiguous layers or zones [2013‑01]
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C06B 45/14
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a layer or zone containing an inorganic explosive or an inorganic explosive or an inorganic thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 45/16
. . .
the layer or zone containing at least one inorganic component from the group of azide, fulminate, phosphorus and phosphide [2013‑01]
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comprising a coated component (particles dispersed in a matrix C06B 45/04; coated explosive charges F42B) [2013‑01]
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C06B 45/20
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the component base containing an organic explosive or an organic thermic component [2013‑01]
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C06B 45/22
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the coating containing an organic compound [2013‑01]
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C06B 45/24
. . . .
the compound being an organic explosive or an organic thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 45/26
. . . . .
the compound being a nitrated toluene [2013‑01]
C06B 45/28
. . .
the component base containing nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine [2013‑01]
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the component base containing an inorganic explosive or an inorganic thermic component [2013‑01]
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C06B 45/32
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the coating containing an organic compound [2013‑01]
C06B 45/34
. . . .
the compound being an organic explosive or an organic thermic component [2013‑01]
C06B 45/36
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the component base containing both an organic explosive or thermic component and an inorganic explosive or thermic component [2013‑01]
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Compositions in which the components are separately stored until the moment of burning or explosion, e.g. "Sprengel"-type explosives; Suspensions of solid component in a normally non-explosive liquid phase, including a thickened aqueous phase
{
This group also covers emulsion type explosives in which a solid component is not compulsory
}
[2013‑01]
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C06B 47/02
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the component comprising a binary propellant [2013‑01]
C06B 47/04
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a component containing a nitrogen oxide or acid thereof [2013‑01]
C06B 47/06
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a component being a liquefied normally gaseous material supplying oxygen (C06B 47/04 takes precedence) [2013‑01]
C06B 47/08
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a component containing hydrazine or a hydrazine derivative [2013‑01]
C06B 47/10
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a component containing free boron, an organic borane or a binary compound of boron, except with oxygen [2013‑01]
C06B 47/12
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a component being a liquefied normally gaseous fuel [2013‑01]
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C06B 47/14
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comprising a solid component and an aqueous phase [2013‑01]
C06B 47/145
. .
{
Water in oil emulsion type explosives in which a carbonaceous fuel forms the continuous phase
}
[2013‑01]
C06B 49/00
Use of single substances as explosives [2013‑01]
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