Pentolite

Pentolite

[pen-tl-ahyt]
Pentolite is a high explosive used for military and civilian purposes e.g. warheads and booster charges.

Military pentolite comprises a mixture of 50% PETN and 50% TNT. Civilian pentolite sometimes contains a lower percentage of PETN. Civilian pentolite has a detonation velocity of approximately 7,800 metres per second.

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