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The development of a new non-metallic explosives initiator
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2017)
Explosives are used to achieve certain functions in diverse environments, including mining, civil construction, military operations, and demolition. Irrespective of the application, the basic principle of augmentation of ...
Development of two-component gassing system to sensitize explosive emulsions
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2019)
This study investigated explosive emulsions used in civilian mining for breaking rocks. These emulsions were highly concentrated (mass fraction greater than 90 %) and consisted of a dispersion of an aqueous solution of ...