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Industrial Explosives General Observations and Timeline

 

History of Industrial Explosives - Major Developments and Events Regarding the History of Explosives are Itemized Below

 
 

2. MERCURY FULMINATE (MF)

 

3. NITROGLYCERIN (NG)

f. currently manufactured by the Biazzi process which is a continuous nitration method
 

4. NITROCELLULOSE (NC)

 

5. DYNAMITE and BLASTING CAP

 

6. DETONATION PROCESS

 

7. KRAKATOA

 

8. SMOKELESS POWDER

 

9. ELECTRIC BLASTING CAP and PRIMACORD

 

10. PRIMERS and BOOSTER

 

11. BLASTING AGENTS

 

12. MILLISECOND DELAY DETONATOR

 

13. SHAPED CHARGES

 

14. ATOMIC EXPLOSIVES

 

15. ANFO

 

16. WATERGEL OR WATERGEL “SMS”

 

17. EMULSION EXPLOSIVES

 

18. ELECTRONIC DETONATORS

 

19. COMPUTER SIMULATION

 

20. BULK LOADING TECHNOLOGIES

 
The diagram below shows the different families of explosive types:
 
Flowchart for Explosives Development in History