Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 17:27:42 -0700
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From: "Debbie M. Decker" <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: Hypregolic Mixtures
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Red fuming nitric acid and hydrazine i s another.  And the most familiar one of all – liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen – the space shuttle fuel.



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Nitrogen tetroxide and hydrazine (or unsymmetrical dimethyl hydrazine) are two that I am aware of....




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 >>> Suzanne Hamm <suzanne**At_Symbol_Here**POLYMERSOLUTIONS.COM> 8/4/2009 3:51:01 PM >>>

Does anyone have a list of chemicals that when combined cause hypergolic reactions? Just wondering because this warning came with our ICP, but have not been able to locate a list of common ones.

Suzanne Hamm

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