explosive fuel

explosive fuel

[ik′splō·siv ′fyül]
(materials)
Any substance which combines with oxygen and other explosive ingredients to produce explosion energy, including aluminum, silicon, carbon, sulfur, glycerol, glucol, paraffin wax, diesel oil, and guar gum.
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But by the end of the Cold War, the government realized that its whites-only rule would have to be scrapped, and so its leaders ordered the weapons destroyed and the production facilities dismantled, while holding onto the explosive fuel.
For training on clean up explosive fuel spills, courtesy of $5 million in training funds that will be provided by U.
This eliminates the release of gases when charging, removes explosive fuel sources underground and reduces mineworker exposure to diesel particulate matter--three key safety priorities for the mining industry.
Indian scientists discovered that 750 kilograms of highly inflammable and explosive fuel had leaked from the engine.
The West is concerned about this reactor because it can produce plutonium, which is another way to make explosive fuel for nuclear weapons.
3 "Intrinsically safe" lights are spark-suppressed for use in potentially volatile atmospheres, including a natural gas leak at home or explosive fuel fumes at an accident scene.
Mr Hayton said 18% of his service's budget had essentially been wiped out despite having potentially explosive fuel and chemical plants on his doorstep.
For a start it will be fuelled by ammonium perchlorate, the same highly explosive fuel which Nasa's giant space shuttle uses.
It was badly damaged and the explosive fuel had been leaking out over the last 60 years," he said.
An early astronaut, Alan Shepard I think, had this to say about his moments atop the tons of equipment and explosive fuel just before liftoff: "I'm sitting here about to be launched on this great adventure, and the thought crosses my mind that my life depends on all this stuff provided by the lowest bidder
The M6 tanker, containing 6,000 gallons of explosive fuel, closed three miles of the M6 motorway after it hit the central barrier and overturned at 5.
According to the pilot, security for the US domestic routes is not too strict and the aircraft are full of highly explosive fuel.