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Pyrotechnic Aluminium powders – Slurries (Mining Explosives) & Defense Application
Parameters Particle Size - Wet Sieve
<45μm
(%)
Apparent
Density
(loose pouring)
> (g/cc)
Tap Density
(g/cc)
Burning property Volatile Matter
(%)
Fatty matter
(%)
Water coverage
(cm2/g)
Active Aluminium
content
(%)
MSDS Applications
Spreading
(sec)
Glowing
(sec)
Test Methods Trade Mark
(ISO-1247) (in-house) (ISO-3953 / IS-8871) (in-house) (ISO-1247) (ISO-1247) (ISO-1247) (IS-438)
LI-55 75 – 90 0.070 - 0.130 0.30 - 0.45 40 - 80 10 – 30 0.25 max 1.0 max -- 89 min  
FL-77 70 – 90 0.080 - 0.150 0.25 - 0.40 40 - 80 10 – 30 0.5 max 3.0 max 8000 min 89 min  
SL-77 85 - 95 0.120 - 0.160 0.30 – 0.40 40 - 80 10 – 30 0.5 max 3.0 – 4.0 8000 - 12000 87 min  
Wet sieving with mineral spirit as rinsing liquid
Flake
(used for Mining explosives, Ordnance applications etc)
Pyrotechnic Aluminium powders - Fireworks Application
Parameters Particle Size-Wet Sieve Apparent
Density
(loose pouring)
(g/cc)
Tap
Density
(g/cc)
Burning Property Fatty Matter
(%)
Iron
(%)
Acid
insoluble
(%)
Surface area
(cm2/g)
Miscibility
in water
Active
Aluminium
content
(%)
Total
Aluminium
(%)
PSD-
D (50%)
(μm typical)
MSDS Applications
> 250 mesh
(%)
< 325 mesh
(%)
Spreading
(sec)
Glowing
(sec)
Test Methods Trade Mark
(ISO-1247) (In-house) (ISO-3953 / IS-8871) (In-house) (ISO-1247) (AAS) (Gravimetry) (ASTM C-204) (In-house) (IS-438) (volumetry) (Malvern-2000)
000 -- 97 min 0.40 - 0.50 0.90 - 1.10 25 - 60 10 – 30 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 8000-13000 wettable 73 min 85 min 10
555 -- 85 - 97 0.21 – 0.26 0.52 - 0.68 25 - 60 10 – 30 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 14000-18000 wettable 80 min 87 min 17
999 -- 80 - 90 0.15 – 0.19 0.42 - 0.52 25 - 60 10 – 30 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 14000-22000 non-wettable 83 min 89 min 25
999 S -- 85 - 95 0.15 – 0.19 0.42 - 0.52 25 - 60 10 – 30 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 16000-22000 non-wettable 83 min 89 min 23
LD 999 -- 80 - 90 0.08 – 0.11 0.23 - 0.33 25 - 60 10 – 30 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.2 max 25000-31000 non-wettable 83 min 90 min 26
666 -- 65 - 75 0.12 – 0.14 0.30 - 0.38 40 - 80 10 – 30 1.5 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 11000-16000 non-wettable 90 min 94 min 30
666-O -- 60 - 75 0.09 – 0.12 0.27 - 0.35 40 - 80 10 – 30 1.5 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 16000-21000 non-wettable 90 min 94 min 35
222 -- 80 min 0.11 – 0.18 0.30 - 0.43 40 - 80 10 – 30 4.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 17000-25000 non-wettable 87 min 90 min 20
444 2 max 40 - 50 0.08 – 0.12 0.20 - 0.35 Nil Nil 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 8000-12000 non-wettable 93 min 96 min 60
FP-33 2 max 35 - 50 0.13 – 0.16 0.32 - 0.38 Nil Nil 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 8000-11000 non-wettable 94 min 96 min 55
333 2 max 35 - 50 0.10 – 0.13 0.25 - 0.35 Nil Nil 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 8000-12000 non-wettable 94 min 96 min 65
333-S 2 max 30 - 50 0.12 – 0.14 0.22 - 0.30 Nil Nil 1.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 8000-12000 non-wettable 94 min 96 min 68
Wet sieving with mineral spirit as rinsing liquid
AAS-atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
Flake
(000 used for making Aerial shots, Heavy sound crackers etc in Fireworks applications; 555 used for making Atom bombs / Chocolate bombs, Heavy sound crackers etc in Fireworks applications; 999 & 999 S used for making Aerial shots, Atom bombs / Chocolate bombs,Chorsa crackers, Fancy fireworks, High sound crackers, Sparklers, Twinklers Chakras etc in Fireworks applications; LD-999 used for making Chorsa crackers, Light sound crackers Motta thukkada crackers etc in Fireworks applications; 666 & 666-O used for making Candles, Chakras, Pencils, Sparklers, Stars, Twinklers, Chorsa crackers, Fancy fireworks etc in Fireworks applications; 222 used for making Sparklers in Fireworks applications; 444, FP-33, 333 & 333-S used for making Flowerpots in Fireworks applications; LD grade used for giving more outputs in fireworks formulations).
Pyrotechnic Aluminium Flakes - Fireworks Application
Parameters Particle Size - Dry Sieve
> 100 mesh
(%)
Tap Density
(g/cc)
Burning
Property
(sec)
Fatty
Matter
(%)
Iron
(%)
Acid
insoluble
(%)
Active
Aluminium
content
(%)
MSDS Applications
Test Methods Trade Mark
(ASTM B-214) (ISO-3953 / IS-8871) (in-house) (ISO-1247) (AAS) (gravimetry) (IS-438)
FF-03 85 min 1.10 max Nil 2.0 max 1.0 max 0.1 max 95 min
FF-05 55 min 1.00 max Nil 3.0 max 3.0 max 0.1 max 91 min
Dry sieving by Ro-tap sieve shaker
AAS-Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
Flake
(In Fireworks applications, FF-03 used for making Flower pots and FF-05 used for making pencil, twinkler & Chakras to replace commercial sieve-thools)
 
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