Cartridged Emulsion Products for Quarrying and Mining Applications
The Emugel range of explosives has been designed for use in blast holes of 25mm and greater.
Emugel 1 is a medium powered explosive for use in general quarry blasting. It is sensitive to a number 8 detonator, but to achieve maximum efficiency, the use of a cast booster is strongly recommended.
Label colour is blue
Emugel 2 is a high strength explosive for tough rock conditions. It can be used alone, or with a less powerful column charge. It is sensitive to a number 8 detonator but to achieve maximum efficiency, the use of a cast booster is strongly recommended.
Label Colour is green.
|Properties:||Emugel 1||Emugel 2|
|Total Mass Energy (Mj/Kg)||3.6||4.2|
|Total Volume Energy||4.3||5.0|
|Density (g/cc)||1.20 (+/- 0,08)||1.20 (+/- 0,08)|
|VOD (mps 50mm diameter)||5,000||5,000|
|Detonation Pressure (GPa)||13.0||13.5|
|Gas Volume (l/kg)||900||857|
|Cartridge Sizes:||Emugel 1||Emugel 2|
|D 35mm L 440mm W 0.5kg 50 / case||Yes||Yes|
|D 50mm L 455mm W 1kg 25 / case||Yes||Yes|
|D 70mm L 530mm W 2.5kg 10 / case||Yes||No|
|D 85mm L 395mm W 2.5kg 10 / case||Yes||Yes|
|D 93mm L 395mm W 3.125kg 8 / case||Yes||Yes|
|D 100mm L 500mm W 5 kg||Yes||Yes|
Note: To initiate Emugel products with detonating cord, there must be intimate contact between the cord and the explosives cartridges. It is recommended that 20g/m detonating cord be used with these products.