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Over 300 years of black powder manufacturing in Germany


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» Fireworks-Grade Black Powder /
   Fuse Powder

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   Cannon Powder

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» Military-Grade Black Powder

» Safety Fuses for
   Civil and Military Use

» Igniter Cords /
   Firework Fuses

 


MILITARY-GRADE BLACK POWDER

In the military field, WANO meets the high demands of the technical delivery conditions (TL) of the Technical Terms of Delivery of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information, Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), as well as various national and international standards, e.g.:
  • United States of America (USA)
  • UK / Australia
  • Scandinavia.

This makes WANO a reliable supplier in demand to defense industry companies worldwide.


German Military-Grade Black Powder (according to TL 1376 580 – 598)


  Grain size
[mm]
Black Powder Y 5900-1 < 0.16
Black Powder Y 5900-2 0.09 - 0.50
Black Powder Y 5900-3 0.25 - 0.80
Black Powder Y 5900-4 0.50 - 1.25
Black Powder Y 5920-1 0.40 - 0.80
Black Powder Y 5920-2 0.63 - 1.00
Black Powder Y 5930-1 0.25 - 1.60
Black Powder Y 5930-2 0.50 - 1.25
Black Powder Y 5930-3 < 0.315
Black Powder Y 5930-3 special grain size up to 0.16 mm < 0.16
Black Powder Y 5930-4 0.25 - 0.80
Black Powder Y 5930-5 1.00 - 1.60
Black Powder Y 5930-6 2.36 - 4.75
Black Powder Y 5930-7 0.25 - 0.50
Black Powder Y 5930-8 0.10 - 0.50
Black Powder Y 5930-9 0.85 - 1.70
Black Powder Y 5940 0.25 - 0.80
Black Powder Y 5950 0.25 - 2.00
Black Powder Y 5960-1 1.00 - 8.00
Black Powder Y 5960-2 < 0.315
Black Powder Y 5980 0.20 - 0.63
   
U.S. Black Powder Military-Grade Black Powder (according to MIL-P-223 C)  
  Grain size
[mm]
Black powder MIL class 1 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 2.36 - 4.75
Black powder MIL class 2 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 1.70 - 3.35
Black powder MIL class 3 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 1.18 - 2.36
Black powder MIL class 4 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 0.60 - 1.18
Black powder MIL class 5 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 0.425 - 1.180
Black powder MIL class 6 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 0.30 - 0.85
Black powder MIL class 7 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 0.150 - 0.425
Black powder MIL class 8 (according to MIL-P-223 C) 0.053 - 0.150
   
UK Military-Grade Black Powder (according to INT DEF STAN 13-166/1 and 13-167/2)
 
Grain size
[mm]
Black Powder SFG 12 0.85 - 2.00
Black Powder SFG 20 0.6 - 1.0
Black Powder SFG 40 0.3 - 0.6
Black Powder SFG 90 0.125 - 0.300
Black Powder SMP 0.063 - 0.106
Black Powder G 7 2.0 - 6.3
Black Powder G 12 1.0 - 2.0
Black Powder G 20 0.6 - 1.0
Black Powder G 40 0.3 - 0.5



 
  WANO Schwarzpulver GmbH
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