Purification of Hexabenzylhexaazaisowurtzitane
Tomasz Gołofit , Paweł Maksimowski
AbstractHexabenzylhexaazaisowurtzitane (HBIW) is produced by a condensation reaction of benzylamine with glyoxal in suitable organic solvents in the presence of protonic acid catalysts. Impurities have to be removed prior to the subsequent stages of the synthesis of CL-20. The effectiveness of HBIW purification by recrystallization from a variety of solvents has been studied here. This method was compared with a novel approach suggested for HBIW purification that consists of prolonged heating of the crude product in boiling methanol. This new purification method allows the product to be prepared in satisfactory purity, it is simple and easily performed on a large-scale.
|Journal series||Central European Journal of Energetic Materials, ISSN 1733-7178|
|Publication size in sheets||0.6|
|Keywords in English||HBIW, CL-20, purification, differential scanning calorimetry, cryometric method|
|Score|| = 25.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal|
= 30.0, 28-11-2017, ArticleFromJournal
|Publication indicators||: 2016 = 1.041 (2) - 2016=1.403 (5)|
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