quarry powder

quarry powder

[′kwär·ē ‚pau̇d·ər]
(materials)
Ammonium nitrate dynamites used in quarrying where blasts of several tons of explosives are needed.
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[8] used quarry powder as a light aggregate and aluminum powder as an air entraining agent for the production of lightweight concrete obtaining resistance of 3-7 MPa for mixtures with quarry dust.