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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Special notice:sources sought - mk 18 mod 0 electric blasting cap and mk 20 mod 2 electric squib
87 kilograms and after testing them them they turned out to be RDX with 50 high-explosive blasting cap in addition to a six-meter long detonator.
The list of intercepted items is long: a fake suicide vest used by an explosives instructor as a training aid; a live blasting cap and fuse lighter; a shotgun discovered in a checked golf bag; an inert Bazooka round; and a stun gun designed to look like lipstick.
Typically, these bombs are made by placing TNT or other explosives in a pressure cooker and attaching a blasting cap at the top of the pressure cooker," the bulletin said.
Lacking a suitable venue at Meserve Glacier, I then proposed that we mix stove oil in a drum with the residue of aviation fuel and its attendant vapour, then lower an electrical blasting cap into it.
Usually, a strong shock wave from a blasting cap or an exploding wire detonator is needed to set it off.
Nobel's advertising claimed that his oil was safer than black powder, and almost impossible to detonate except with a blasting cap.
lived a relatively simple life in America's heartland until the age of 16 when he was permanently blinded when he mistakenly toyed with a blasting cap.
Test the M51 blasting cap set to make sure it's working.
Agents reportedly found a stick of dynamite, a black powder-based fuse and a blasting cap in his checked luggage when he arrived to Houston on a Continental Airlines flight and his carry-on luggage also contained two more fuses.
A brief history of initiating systems development (not exclusively Orica's) Decade Key Developments 1740s Electric Ignition of Gunpowder [*] 1830s Safety Fuse [**] 1860s Fuse Blasting Detonator [**] 1870s Electric Blasting Dynamo [**] 1870s Electric Blasting Machine [*] 1880s Electric Blasting Cap [*] 1900s Lead Sheathed Detonating Cord [*] 1900s Regular Delay Blasting Cap [*] 1930s Textile Sheathed Detonating Cord [***] 1940s Millisecond Delay Blasting Cap [*] 1970s Signal Tube Detonator [***] 970s 1st Generation Electronic Detonator [***] 1980s Indirectly Coupled, Induced Current Detonator [***] 1990s 2nd Generation Electronic Detonator [***] 2000 i-kon Source: (*.