Synthesis of Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD)

With stirring, in a large beaker, 150 mL of 30% hydrogen peroxide is combined with 56 g of hexamine and 84 g of citric acid, the beaker is then immersed in an ice bath for 6h with occasional stirring. Then the mixture is filtered, washed with water and dried in air.

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The beaker immersed in an ice bath

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The mixture after being in the ice bath

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Filtration and washing

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The dry HMTD

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