slurry blasting agent

slurry blasting agent

[′slər·ē ′blast·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A dense, insensitive, high-velocity explosive of great power and very high water resistance used principally for blasting hard rock or where blastholes are wet.
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Use of aluminum slurry blasting agents to break iron ore on the Mesabi Range in Minnesota was described in the August issue.