Emugel Cartridge Emulsion

EmugelEMUGEL

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:

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:

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 1Emugel 2
   
Total Mass Energy (Mj/Kg)3.64.2
Total Volume Energy4.35.0
Density (g/cc) 1.20 (+/- 0,08)1.20 (+/- 0,08)
VOD (mps 50mm diameter)5,0005,000
Detonation Pressure (GPa)13.013.5
Water ResistanceExcellentExcellent
Gas Volume (l/kg)900857
Fume CharacteristicsExcellentExcellent
Cartridge Sizes:Emugel 1Emugel 2
D 35mm L 440mm W 0.5kg 50 / caseYesYes
D 50mm L 455mm W 1kg    25  / caseYesYes     
D 70mm L 530mm W 2.5kg 10 / caseYesNo
D 85mm L 395mm W 2.5kg 10 / caseYesYes
D 93mm L 395mm W 3.125kg 8 / caseYesYes
D 100mm L 500mm W 5 kgYesYes

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.