A multicomponent mobile phase for ion chromatography applied to the separation of anions from the residue of low explosives
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Apply for either an ATF Type 34 (permit to use low explosives
) or a Type 19 (license to manufacture theatrical flash powder).
Explosives are broken into two categories, low explosives
and high explosives.
He described the items as "low explosives
" that were illegal to carry across state lines and could have been combined with gasoline to create a destructive device.
Items that fall into Class 1 are classified as high or low explosives
according to rates of decomposition: low explosives
burn rapidly and high explosives detonate.
Analysis of low explosives
. In: Forensic Investigation of Explosives.
Nor were these detectors capable of detecting most low explosives
, such as black powder, flash powder, and chlorate/sugar mixtures, often used in pipe bombs or other improvised explosive devices.