Find Blasters’ Handbook by Dupont at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. With the blaster-in-charge as the focus, the 18th Edition Blasters’ Handbook third printing is divided into four parts emphasizing safety, security and. Blasters’ handbook, describing practical methods of using explosives for various Wilmington, Del., E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & company, incorporated,

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If holes are shallow and only 50 to 75 pounds used per hole, the gain, if any, in explosive efficiency is offset bv the additional cost of cordeau. Tunneling and Ore Mining There is no limit to the length of pond that may be blasted, but it is quite difficult to blast ponds wider than about 18 feet, as the earth falls back into the blastrs. No additional import charges on delivery.

Small hollow stumps can be blasted by punching a deep hole through the hollow, loading and tamping tightly both the bore hole and the hollow in the stump. It is not advised on open, well drained sandy and gravel soils. Read more Read less. Such blasting must be done with electric blasting caps. One of the largest manufacturing concerns in the country has used this method for several years, without an acci- dent or injury in any way to the stacks.

When vertical holes Fig. Not more than one hundred blastrrs of dyna- mite should be burned at one time. Insert the capsule in this last hole as far as possible and take up the slack on the wires Fig 43C.

All explosives when fired give a flash or flame which varies in length, duration and temperature. Where possible, damp locations should be avoided. Then bore a small horizontal hole quarter of an inch in diameter through the piece to the bottom of the center bore. It is absolutely necessary, in order to avoid accident, that ample time be given the bore hole to cool off after each springing shot and before charging it with blasting powder or any other explosive.


Extensive detail for use and handling of blasting material.

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Complete plans and specifications for any of these magazines can be obtained on request from E. Resistance Table — How to Use- — The following blassters gives the resistance of copper and iron wire electric blasting caps, water-proof electric blasting caps, submarine electric blasting caps, delay electric blasting caps, delay electric igniters and electric squibs, singly and connected in series.

Never fill the water jacket unless the explosives com- partment is empty.

In the matter of fumes a good deal depends on what the miners prefer. In earth the side of the cut should be left sloping instead of vertical, to prevent caving. They are not so sure or safe as fuse or electric squibs. This has possibilities of danger similar to the dupint method, but it has not the disadvantage of wasting the explosive. Blasting for speeding up steam shovel excavation is effective.

The Book House – St. Would you handbbook to tell us about a lower price? This is done by connecting these posts by means of a piece of heavy copper wire or a coin. The hole is well tamped. Email to friends Share on Facebook balsters opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.


Second Delay Electric Blasting Cap. Electric blasting is not generally used unless the boulders are very large and more than one charge is used to blow them out.

The explosive used should be in keeping with the ground encountered. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

The explosive is usually placed at the bottom of the hole. Get fast, free shipping dupobt Amazon Prime. The Blasters’ Handbook 18th Edition, Third Printing This third printing improves upon the more than 1, pages of explosives knowledge with updated content, equations and formulas. It is practically impossible to blast ditches in dry sand. The fuse is placed in the bore hole after the charge is loaded, but before the hole is tamped.

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In earth or clay the side of the cut should be sloping to prevent caving. A great acquisition for my blasters handbook collection. This can be done by either the jack-squib Fig. Some of the permissibles may be used in other kinds of work, where a comparatively slow, heaving action is desired, as blaasters soft rock, clay, sand and sandstone, and other material which is not especially hard, tough or brittle, but in such cases Durox is gen- erally better.

In handbook way the trouble can be quickly traced to the break or bad joint.