Energetic Materials

Copperhead is an experienced manufacturer of energetic ingredients that can be used in a multitude of applications. Our products are typically manufactured to meet Military Specifications and they are commonly used by the Department of Defense in M1A1 tank propellant and in missile programs such as Javelin, Hellfire and Tow. These energetic materials are also used in other applications like gas generation charges, automobile airbag propellant, and fuel additives to name a few.

As a member of the National Armaments Consortium, Copperhead routinely works with defense customers to develop new energetic materials.

Energetic Material Products

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NITROGLYCERIN (GLYCERYL TRINITRATE)
Nitroglycerin (NG) is used in propellants and other applications.
Product Bulletin
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 688
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 689
Product Safety Data Sheet - X-E-5
DIETHYLENEGLYCOL DINITRATE (DEGDN)
Diethyleneglycol Dinitrate is a nitrate ester used in double base and triple base propellants and in various propulsion systems.
Product Bulletin
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 666
Product Safety Data Sheet - X-E-4
Product Safety Data Sheet - X-E-14
BUTANETRIOL TRINITRATE (BTTN)
1,2,4-Butanetriol Trinitrate is used as an energetic material for rocket motors.
Product Bulletin
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 623
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 1000
TRIMETHYLOLETHANE TRINITRATE (METRIOL TRINITRATE, TMETN)
Trimethylolethane Trinitrate (Metriol Trinitrate, TMETN) is a nitrate ester used in propellants and explosives.
Product Bulletin
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 624
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 624a
PROPYLENEGLYCOL DINITRATE
Propyleneglycol Dinitrate (PGDN) can be used as an energetic component in a variety of applications.
Product Bulletin
MIXED NITRATE ESTERS
Mixed Nitrate Esters are used in propellants and propulsion systems to achieve specific properties.
Product Bulletin
Product Safety Data Sheet - RXL 648
OTTO FUEL II
OTTO Fuel II is a reddish-orange, oily liquid that is used as a fuel for torpedoes and other weapons systems.
Product Bulletin
Product Safety Data Sheet

Pharmaceutical Nitroglycerin Formulations

For more than seventy years, Copperhead has manufactured pharmaceutical-grade nitroglycerin.

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Energetic Materials

Copperhead is an experienced manufacturer of explosive ingredients for use in propellants and munitions applications.

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Preservatives and Cosmetic Ingredients

Copperhead has expanded its product offerings to include a line of plant-based, multifunctional ingredients with preservative properties.

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GMP Custom Manufacturing

Copperhead excels in the area of GMP custom manufacturing. A wide range of pilot and full scale production equipment is available.

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