PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

IPI PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

NITROCELLULOSE

Flammable Solid 4.1
  • CAS No.: 9004-70-0
  • UN No: 2555
  • Specification: MIL-DTL-244B Grade C type II Class 1 (dated November 12 1996) with exceptions. The nitrocellulose shall be manufactured from cotton cellulose meeting the requirements of the MIL-C-206A specification.
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IPI Specification No: 11118

NITROCELLULOSE

Properties Units Values Test Method
Min Max
Material Manufactured from cotton cellulose meeting the requirements of MIL-C-206 3.2.3 and MIL-C- 206
Water Content % 27.0 30.0
Nitrogen content % 13.10 13.20 MIL-STD- 286, method 209.3 or 209.11
Acetone insoluble % 0.2 4.5.3
Ash % 0.4 4.5.4
Viscosity seconds 9 15 4.5.5
Fineness* ml 70 80 4.5.6
Methyl Violet Heat Test (134.5ºC) minutes 30 4.5.8
Workmanship Uniform composition, texture, and color for Class 2 grade C 4.4 and 4.5

* Value of fineness is determined from NC (water wetted) before the process of wetting with alcohol

Water used in manufacturing shall be clean and free from suspended matter or sediment.

NC grade C, Type I may be manufactured from a blend of:

  • Grade A Type II 12.6% ± 0.15% nitrogen, and
  • Grade B 13.21-13.40% min

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