shothole


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shothole

[′shät‚hōl]
(engineering)
The borehole in which an explosive is placed for blasting.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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By significantly increasing the quantity of explosive in each shothole, the explosive energy of the blast has been increased.
The ingredients of the Multiblend range are transported in a non-explosive form, converted on-site into one of the Blendex range of explosives and then pumped directly into the shotholes from the truck.
Also, by pumping explosive directly into shotholes, there is a reduced requirement for on-site storage and security.