POWDER EXPLOSIVES

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Webonite(Powder Explosives)

Wabonite is a low-density explosive of relatively high weight strength, well suited mainly as column charge in all types of rocks where conditions are moderately dry. It is a non-cap sensitive explosive and requires a primer for initiation. Wabonite has excellent storage properties and offers maximum safety in handling and transportation.

Technical Data

Density

0.90 g/cc

Gas Volume

918 lit/kg

V.O.D (Unconfined)

3000 m/sec

Sensitivity

Primer Required

Consistency

Powder

Wapril (ANFO)

Wapril is a mixture of Ammonium Nitrate and fuel oil having a special sensitizer designed to give optimum blasting performance. Wapril is a low cost explosive which is extensively employed as column charge in all types of rock blasting operations and is particularly used as main charge (with primer) in large diameter hole blasting.

Technical Data

Density

0.80 g/cc

Gas Volume

988 lit./kg

V.O.D (Unconfined)

2500 m/sec

Sensitivity

Primer Required

Consistency

Prills

Powder explosives are available in polyethylene tubes of 50mm x 500mm, 63mm x 500mm & 75mm x 500mm. Also available in 25 kg polyethylene lined bags.