Sentence Examples

  • The first fulminate prepared was the " fulminating silver "of L.
  • Mercuric fulminate is less explosive than the silver salt, and forms white needles (with 2H 2 O) which are tolerably soluble in water.
  • The use of mercuric fulminate as a detonator dates from about 1814, when the explosive cap was invented.
  • In 1900 Bielefeldt found that a fulminate placed on top of an aromatic nitro compound, such as trinitrotoluene, formed a useful detonator; this discovery has been especially taken advantage of in Germany, in which country detonators of this nature are being largely employed.
  • It has been proposed to replace fulminate by silver azoimide (Wdhler & Matter, Brit.

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