Found in his possession were 2,250 kilos of ammonium nitrate and 300 improvised blasting caps
A blasting cap
is necessary to explode dynamite, as is a fuse.
found the blasting caps
at the home around 1:30 p.m.
Four M15 high- and low-strength time delay blasting caps
(two primary and two secondary systems) were used, and two Ml1 high-strength blasting caps
were used to create the 225 milliseconds delay between each of the eleven sequences that detonated consecutively from the south to the north end of the building.
A hundred yards of blasting caps
, strung together with det cord, approximating the cyclic rate of fire of the 20mm gun mounted on our nose.
, safety fuses, detonating cords, blasting agents, slurries (gels), and related items are discussed, with an emphasis on safety.
The man's bag was also found to contain two sets of boxing gloves, protective sparring helmets and shin guards, as well as a weapons cleaning kit, four firecrackers, eight fuses, six blasting caps
and receipts showing he had purchased a shotgun and ammunition whilst in Ecuador.
Police said no blasting caps
have been found so far near the improvised bombs.
Since the material explodes much like gunpowder does, it might also substitute for blasting caps
in conventional explosives or even operate as a tiny propulsion system for microscopic vehicles and devices, speculates Sailor.
It took 343 kilogrammes of explosives and 3,887 blasting caps
, connected by 7,495 metres of wire, to blow up the building and bring it to the ground.
Before the programme was initiated, China's low-ash, low-sulphur coal suffered contamination from tramp metal and blasting caps
, Tramp metal can foul coal pulverising equipment at power stations while blasting caps
create a fire and explosion hazard in processing and transport equipment.