Verma, H.K. (2004) Electronic detonators - a technological update. Journal of Mines, Metals & Fuels, 52 (11). pp. 290-292. ISSN 0022-2755

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Development of electronic detonator is a quantum leap towards digitization of mining industry and viewed as major technological advancement towards safety and productivity. The accuracy, flexibility and reliability offered by electronic detonators have provided blasting engineers with many option to optimize the timing designs for maximum benefits in the areas of ground vibration control and maximized fragmentation. The paper discusses advancement in the field of initiation system and development of electronic detonator. Emphasis on the field application and safety aspect of electronic detonators vis-à-vis advancement over pyrotechnic composition has been also reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Explosive and Explosion
Depositing User: Dr. Satyendra Kumar Singh
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2011 06:20
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2011 06:20

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