blasting cap

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Noun1.blasting cap - a small tube filled with detonating substances; used to detonate high explosives
detonating device, detonator, cap - a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
fulminate of mercury, fulminating mercury, mercury fulminate - a fulminate that when dry explodes violently if struck or heated; used in detonators and blasting caps and percussion caps
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of powder, firearms, ammunition, detonation cords, blasting caps, switches, two-way radios, and subversive documents, among others, which were brought to the Sipalay Police for documentation.
Gilberto Cruz, director of the Caraga police, said that aside from the destroyed equipment, police have confiscated P115,245 worth of illegally caught fish, and seized 19 blasting caps in a total of 138 operations throughout the region since January 1 until June 28.
Hasim yielded .30 BAR rifle, a hand grenade, an improvised explosive, blasting caps and other bomb paraphernalia.
PAGBILAO, Quezon- About 2,400 kilos of explosives ingredients and 500 blasting caps were seized and two persons were arrested at police checkpoints around the city Wednesday.
They also turned-in assorted materials used for manufacturing Improvised Explosive Device (IED) such as blasting caps and electrical wires.
Electric blasting caps are probably mostly used today, and are necessary for setting off a series of simultaneous blasts, as in digging a ditch.
Senior Superintendent Edwin Quilates, Batangas police director, said the house was reportedly used to manufacture blasting caps and detonators.
"A clock with electric wires connected to it, four electric detonators and four blasting caps for the fiery method of detonation, a remote control unit of the car alarm system with a battery, designed to carry out the explosion have been detected," the message says.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) repotted that on March 24, two miners were using a man-lift to charge (load) blast holes with non-electric blasting caps, 8-grain boosters and ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO) blasting agent.
The home also was found to contain blasting caps "and other items associated with ignition of dynamite," police said.
"Chapter 2: Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials: Frontiers of Application and Properties," contains papers on, among other things: nanometer delay charges for millisecond blasting caps; 1200 mesh silicon carbide corona protection varnish with epoxy/OMMT nano-composite adhesive; design of temperature signal detection system in electrolysis cell of nano-carbon; and the fabrication of TiN thin film and its inhibition of secondary electron emission properties.