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|Molar mass||168.12 g mol−1|
|Density||2.327 g cm-3|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)|
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HBT is a bistetrazole. It is an explosive approximately as powerful as HMX or CL-20, but it releases less toxic reaction products when detonated: ammonia and hydrogen cyanide. When combined with ADM or AN oxidizers, the amount of HCN produced by a deflagration may be reduced. The compound is thus considered by its advocates to be a more environmentally friendly explosive than traditional nitroamine-based explosives.
- Thomas M. Klapötke and Carles Miró Sabaté (2008). "Bistetrazoles: Nitrogen-Rich, High-Performing, Insensitive Energetic Compounds". Chem. Mater 20 (11): 3629. doi:10.1021/cm703657k.
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