DETONATING CORD

The detonating cord consists of a core of pentaerythritol
tetranitrate (PETN),wrapped in various coverings
of cotton and synthetic yarns, which increase its flexibility
and tensile strength. The detonating cord is a very common
trigger. It may be activated with the help of an electric or
plain detonator No 8.

Use

The detonating cord may be used:
• In hard climatic conditions, where the electric firing is not possible.
• When many holes must be blasted simultaneously.
• In blasting circuits to transport the explosion wave to the drill holes..
• Undersea blastings.

Depending on the explosive blasted, detonating cord with different
power (petrite content) can be used.

Classification and transport

UN No 0065
Hazard Class 1.1D
ADR/RID
According to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 {CPL}