Penetration in Granite by Shaped Charge Liners of Various Metals
MISSOURI UNIV-ROLLA ROCK MECHANICS AND EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH CENTER
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The report describes efforts to determine the penetrability of shaped charge jets into granite utilizing metallic liners and composition C-4 as the high explosive. While shaped charges have found extensive use in military applications, industrial uses are limited to oil well casing perforations, furnace tapping, and linear metal cutting charges.
- Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
- Ammunition and Explosives