US Patent Number
A method for reducing the explosive potential of a nitrogen-based fertilizer product includes coating the product with a composition including a coal combustion by-product. The coal combustion by-product may be oxidized prior to coating the product, and further may be one or more of Class C fly ash, Class F fly ash, and flue gas desulfurization waste. A primary binder and one or more secondary binders may be included. The primary binder may be water. The secondary binder may be one or more of an organic and an inorganic binder.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Taulbee, Darrell Neal, "Reducing Explosive Potential of Ammonium Nitrate" (2010). Center for Applied Energy Research Faculty Patents. Paper 10.