EXPLOSIVES
 
CORD DETONATING ‘A’
CHARACTERISTICS :

Velocity of Detonation

6500 ± 200 m/Sec.

PETN Content

9.5 gm / m (min)

Cord Dia.

5 to 5.5 mm

PVC Insulation of Cord

5.67 gm / m (min)

 

APPLICATION :
As Detonating Cord for Civil Blasting

 

PEK-1 (PLASTIC EXPLOSIVES)
CHARACTERISTICS :

Velocity of Detonation 6000 - 6500 M/Sec.
Functioning Temp. 0 to 50° C
Bulk Density 1.45 gm/cc
Wt. of Each Cartridge 100 ± 3 gms
 
APPLICATION:
  • As Demolition Explosives
  • In Explosive Welding especially Metal Cladding
  • TNT SLAB 500 g MK-2 A/L WITH INTEGRAL CE PRIMER
    CHARACTERISTICS :
    Mass of Finished Slab 600 ± 20 gm
    Mass of CE Primer 32 ± 1 gm.
    Density of TNT Filling 1.55 gm/cc
    Density of CE Primer 1.55 gm/cc
    APPLICATION:
  • Use as Demolition Explosive
  • Very powerful and can pierce even 12 mm Thick Mild Steel Plate
  • Mining, site clearance for road making
  • TNT (TRI NITRO TOLUENE)
    CHARACTERISTICS :

      Special Grade 1E Grade 1A Grade 1B Grade 2
    Set Point (Min.) 80.6° C 80.4° C 80.2° C 80.0° C 79.5° C
    Flake Thickness 0.6 mm 0.6 mm 0.6 mm 0.6 mm 0.6 mm
     
    APPLICATION :
  • Filling in Bombs & Shells.
  • HE-Composition & RDX/TNT Composition.
  • In Pentolite Booster (PETN/TNT)
  •  

    DI-NITRO TOLUENE (DNT)
    USAGE :
    In the manufacture of various types of Propellants

     

    SPECIFICATION :

      GR I GR II
    Setting Point Min. 65.60°C Min. 54.00°C
    Max. 70.60°C Max. 60.00°C
    Acidity As H 2 SO 4 Max. 0.005% Max. 0.015%
    Sulphated Ash Max. 0.05% Max. 0.10%
    Matter Insoluble in Benzene Max. 0.15% Max. 0.15%
     

    HEXA NITRO STILBENE (HNS)
    USAGE :

    1. For achieving uniform, cavity free filling of HE Shells.
    2. Booster for Rocket
    3. As High Temp. Heat Resistant Explosive.
     

    SPECIFICATION :

    Melting Point 310°C Min.
    Volatile Matter 0.5% Max.
    Acetone Soluble Matter 5.0% Max.
    Particle Size 3 to 7 Micron
    Detonating Velocity 5600-7100 m/Sec
    Vacuum stability at 100°C for 40 hrs with 2.5 gm 3.0 ml Max.
     

    RDX/TNT – 60 : 40
    CHARACTERISTICS :

    Velocity of Detonation 7700 m/Sec
    Figure of Insensitivity 100
    Content of Bees Wax 1.0 ± 0.3 %
     

    APPLICATION :
    As High Explosive Composition for Filling in Warhead Shells, Mines, Bombs & Heat Ammunitions.

     

    RDX/WAX 88 :12
    CHARACTERISTICS :

    Velocity of Detonation 7960 M/Sec.
    Figure of Insensitivity 110
    Sieve Spectrum Retention BSS 7 - NIL
    BSS 8 - NIL
     

    APPLICATION :
    High Explosive Composition for Filling in HESH Ammunition & Mortars.

     
    TETRYL/GRAPHITED TETRYL (COMPOSITION EXPLODING)
    USAGE :
    1 In fire channels of shutters and magazines in fuzes.
    2. For the manufacture of Plastic Explosive PEK-1
    3. For exploder pellets
    4. For filling of detonators
     
    SPECIFICATION :
    Melting Point 128.5°C Min.
    Bulk density 0.90 g/cm 3 Min
    Matter insoluble in Acetone - CE Crystalline 0.0035% max.
    Total by mass - CE Wet granulated. 0.0035% Max.
    Total by mass - Heat Test 20.0 minutes Min.
    Vacuum stability at 120°C/40 hrs. CE Crystalline 5.0 ml/5 gm. Max.
    CE Granulated 7.0 ml/5 gm. Max.
     
    DEMOLITION EXPLOSIVE
    Low Temperature Plastic Explosive
  • Cylindrical cartridge of 145 mm (l) x 25 mm (dia) and Charge Wt.100 ± 3 gm
  • Packing density = 1.549 gm/ml
  • V of D = 8750 m/sec

    Superior quality demolition Explosive with mould ability at –20 ºC and effective for operation even under sub zero temperature.
  • Cylindrical cartridge of 145 mm (l) x 25 mm (dia) and Charge Wt.100 ± 3 gm
  • Packing density = 1.549 gm/ml
  • V of D = 8750 m/sec
  • Contact :
    Marketing & Export Division
    Ordnance Factory Board
    Ayudh Bhawan
    Government of India
    Ministry of Defence
    10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

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