One time he loaded a truck with five kilograms of dinitrotoluene (DNT, a less potent cousin of TNT, but which burns nicely if mixed with the proper oxidants), detonated it, and created a truck-sized crater in the ground.
What does DNT stand for?
DNT stands for Dinitrotoluene
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Daelim submitted the lowest bid for the construction projects, which include production for toluene di-isocyanate (TDI), methylene di-para phenylene isocyanate (MDI), dinitrotoluene (DNT), mononitrobenzene (MNB), analine and formaline, sources said.
Remediation of dinitrotoluene contaminated soils from former ammunition plants: Soil washing efficiency and effective process monitoring in bioslurry reactors.
The hazardous substances covered in this volume are ammonia; 2-butanone oxime; 2-butenal, dicyclopentadiene; 2,4- dinitrotoluene, 2,6-dinitrotoluene, and 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene; hydrogen fluoride and fluorides; halogenetic anesthetic gases; sulfuric acid; oleum; thiourea; trichloroethene and tetrachloroethene; tryglycidyl isocyanurate; and zirconium.
Air Products and Chemicals, Lehigh Valley, PA, has brought on stream a 500 million pounds-per-year dinitrotoluene (DNT) production facility in Geismar, LA that will supply the North American DNT requirements of BASF and Rubicon.