COMMERCIAL EXPLOSIVES

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Nitroglycerine Based Dyanamites(Commercial Explosives)
S-3 (Seismic Explosive)

The server conditions encountered in oil prospecting demand explosives of a special type. S-3, the seismic explosive manufactured by Wah Nobel is the best answer to such demands. S-3 has excellent water resistance and is capable of withstanding extremely high hydrostatic pressure. It is cartridge in specially designed high-density rigid plastic tubes, which can be coupled to one another to make the desired length of column of charge.

Technical Data

Density

1.50-1.55 g/cc

Gas Volume

520 lit./kg

V.O.D (Unconfined)

+5500 m/sec

Sensitivity

Detonator No.8

Consistency

Gelatinous

Wabox

Wabox is suitable for all types of rock blasting operations. It is manufactured in different grades, namely 80, 60 and 40 percent. These explosives have excellent blasting properties, highest level of safety in handling and transportation as well as in storage. They are meant for hard and medium hard rocks and are suitable in dry and wet conditions in quarrying, stripping and underground mining. These explosives give excellent results in underwater blasting as well. All grades of Wabox are manufactured according to the requirements of the customers.

Technical Data

Density

1.40-1.45 g/cc

Gas Volume

860 lit./kg

V.O.D (Unconfined)

+5000 m/sec

Sensitivity

Detonator No. 8

Consistency

Gelatinous

Wabofite

Wabofite is an oxygen-balanced semi-gelatinous dynamite. It is employed for pre-splitting, smooth and controlled blasting. It can also be used as a base charge in medium hard and soft rocks. In dry and wet bore holes it is also be used as a column charge in quarrying and is ideal for tunnel blasting.

Technical Data

Density

0.90-1.00 g/cc

Gas Volume

873 lit./kg

V.O.D (Unconfined)

3000-3500 m/sec

Sensitivity

Detonator No. 8

Consistency

Semi Gelatinous

All explosives are available in cartridge (paper/polyethylene) of dimensions 25mm x 200mm, 32mm x 200mm, 50mm x 500mm, 63mm x 500mm & 75mm x 500mm. S-3 is also available in hard plastic tubs of 57mm x 410mm.