Encyclopedia > Cordite

  Article Content

Cordite

Cordite is an explosive made from nitrocellulose mixed with nitroglycerin.

Cordite is capable of expolosive combustion and often used as a propellant in gun cartridges. It was discovered by Sir James Dewar of Scotland, though patent rights were vigorously contested by Alfred Nobel.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Great River, New York

... are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 509 households out of which 41.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% are married couples livin ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 23.7 ms