Accession Number:

ADP000504

Title:

Detonating Compositions - Hazards in Handling of,

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Corporate Author:

INDIAN ORDNANCE FACTORY PUNE

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Report Date:

1982-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Detonating compositions play a vital role in the functioning of Military Ammunition. There are two types of Detonators viz 1 Igniferous type which produce flash for initiating delay composition or as Fuze Powder and 2 Disruptive type filled with a mixture of detonating compositions like CEPETNASA, CEASA. These compositions are filled in small quantities and pressed at loads not exceeding 1000 lbs DL. This study reviews the Characteristics of Compositions 2 Sources of Hazards 3 Severity of Hazards 4 Preventive Measures 5 Buildings and Equipments 6 Control Work Conditions 7 Practice Good Housekeeping 8 Eliminate Ignition Sources 9 Explosion Protection and 10 Accidents - Case Study.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE