DETONATORS

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Detonator No. 8 (Plain) (DETONATORS)

Standard type Plain Detonator No. 8 consists of a base charge of high explosive and a primer charge of an initiating explosive pressed into an Aluminum tube. It is used with safety fuse.

Technical Data

Length of Aluminum casing

41mm (Nominal)

Outer Dia

7mm

Use

In combination with safety fuse.

Packing

100 Dets. Packed in a smaller card box. 50 small boxes packed in a master cardboard box-containing total of 5000 detonators.

Electric Detonator No. 8

Electrical energy is required to initiate electric detonator. The advantage of electric firing over firing with safety fuse and plain detonator is that several shots can be connected up and fired simultaneously with much greater control over the blast.

Technical Data

Length of Aluminum casing

47mm

Standard Leg Wire

3 mt

Resistance

1.5-2-Oohms

Packing

100 Dets. Packed in a smaller card box. 100 small boxes packed in a master cardboard box-containing total of 1000 detonators.