DEGN

Other Names

2,2'-oxybisethanol dinitrate, Diethyleneglycol Dinitrate

Use

Can be used as an explosive and can be used in propellants as a colloiding agent for nitrocellulose. Propellants based on DEGN and nitrocellulose develop relatively low temperatures and cause relatively little erosion of guns, but are unduly volatile.

Source(s)

TM 9-1300-214, Military Explosives (w/C4, 1990)