Latest Explosive material Stories

2010-09-22 11:34:02

Liquid explosives are easy to produce. As a result, terrorists can use the chemicals for attacks "“ on aircraft, for instance. In the future, new detection systems at airport security checkpoints will help track down these dangerous substances. Researchers are currently testing equipment in their special laboratories. To most air travelers, it is an annoying fact of life: the prohibition of liquids in carry-on luggage. Under aviation security regulations introduced in Europe in November...

2010-06-24 10:26:45

With summer travel season hard upon us, specialists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have helped create two new standards* designed to increase safety as we rush from gate to gate in crowded mass transit centers. Their efforts will help to fortify against potential bomb threats in the nation's transportation centers. Whether you travel by plane, train or bus, you're bound to pass a familiar container that makes for an attractive spot to stash a bomb: a trash can....

2010-05-07 08:59:00

JERUSALEM, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today announced the following marketing updates concerning Identa drug, precursor and explosive test kits: 1. Identa is participating this week at the GPEC CONVENTION -Leipzig, Germany, a most important convention especially at this time when Identa's products (especially the explosive identifiers) are welcomed by many German federal agencies. 2. The last month sales: - India-...

2010-05-05 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A technology long used for identifying traces of organic compounds in exhaust gases may hold the key to finding minute traces of explosives and chemical warfare agents (CWAs) carried into airports or on the clothing of bomb makers, according to an Austrian team of researchers that includes Polytechnic Institute of New York University Physics Professor Kurt Becker. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO ) Dr. Becker is collaborating...

2010-04-18 09:40:00

Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have gone her one better by designing an instrument that quickly and precisely sniffs trace amounts of chemical compounds that indicate poultry spoilage without damaging the product itself. The process can detect minute amounts of spoilage compounds and can be used by suppliers during all stages of processing, transport and storage. Several proactive measures are used in the United...

2010-01-11 11:13:00

JERUSALEM, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (PinkSheets: IDTA) announced today that the Identa Alert for TNT/PETN/RDX/NITRATE Explosive Identifier is actually a General Screening Explosive Identifier. This kit has been used to identify TNT,PETN,RDX and Nitrates but with the 3 ampoules it contains, the following substances can be identified with this one kit which makes it a General Screening Explosive Identifier.. Ampoule 1: TNT, DNT, Tetryl. Ampoule 1+2: PETN, RDX, HMX,...

2009-12-30 07:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc. has successfully completed its latest series of development tests involving the detection of trace levels of the explosives PETN, RDX, TNT and ammonium nitrate. PETN has been confirmed as the explosive material that was used in the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airline flight bound for Detroit on Christmas Day. PETN is a highly explosive chemical that typically exists in powder form. It is difficult to detect using...

2009-12-28 09:00:00

JERUSALEM, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (PINKSHEETS: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today issued the following statement concerning airplane explosives and the incident in Detroit last week. Stated Shoham, "Concerning the airplane incident last week, (Northwest Airlines Flight 253) IDenta Alert Explosive Identification kits could have easily and accurately helped to identify the suspected substance, especially since, according to the news, the explosive was PETN, one of the...

2009-12-21 09:00:00

JERUSALEM, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (Pink Sheets: IDTA) As a result of the 2009 Explosives Detection Symposium and Workshop held in San Diego (press release of Dec. 1), IDenta is happy to report that the company is in the final stage of signing an agreement with an American federal agency to supply an initial order of 100,000 (one hundred thousand) explosive detection kits. In the last couple of weeks, IDenta has been in constant contact with the agency to close the...

2009-12-01 11:36:00

JERUSALEM, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (Pink Sheets: IDTA): Identa Corp CEO Yaacov Shoham today released this statement updating the presentation of Identa products at the 2009 Explosives Detection Symposium and Workshop. Mr. Shoham stated, "Due to the efforts of Jant Pharmacal (Accutest), the presentation of Identa explosive test kits was extremely successful and well received. "After five weeks since the presentations at this workshop, Identa and Jant Pharmacal...

Latest Explosive material Reference Libraries

2010-09-29 16:59:34

Dynamite, invented by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1867, is an explosive that harnesses the potential of nitroglycerin to explode. Normally it is sold in an 8 inch long stick and weighs about .6 pounds although other sizes do exist. TNT is usually the standard by which explosive power is gauged; however, dynamite actually has more than 60% greater energy density than TNT. Nitroglycerin dissolved in nitrocellulose and a small amount of ketone can form another type of dynamite. This type...

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