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Mining. Ecology

Safety of blasting operations with industrial explosives based on utilized powders

S. Yu. Semenyak
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  • Postgraduate student G.V. Plekhanov Saint Petersburg Mining Institute
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The article deals with the issue of the peaceful use of conversion explosives, powders used in mines, shells, torpedoes, aerial bombs, solid and liquid rocket fuel, etc. It does not touch upon other aspects of application of defense industry products in the national economy. Comparisons of the main safety characteristics of blasting operations with the use of conversion explosives: gelpor, granipor and TNT are given. The dependence of the mass fraction of harmful substances in the detonation products of gelpora, granipor and TNT on the temperature at isoentropic expansion is considered.

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