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Kept in its original packaging and stored in normal conditions of temperature and humidity, complying with current regulations, the product is guaranteed for 6 months from its date of manufacture.

ANFO PremiumĀ® – Enaex

Retrieved 12 Xnfo Depending on the detonation impetus for example a 6 versus a 10 detonatorthe products of the detonation can be decidedly unstoichiometric. ANFO is a tertiary explosivemeaning that it cannot be set off by the small quantity of primary explosive in a typical blasting cap.

The relative effectiveness factor of ANNM varies depending on the mix, but does not exceed 1. Unmixed exploskvo nitrate can decompose explosively and has been responsible for several industrial disasters, including the Oppau explosion in Germany, the Texas City disaster in Epxlosivo City, Texasthe Ryongchon disaster in North Koreaand the West Fertilizer Company explosion in West, Texas.

In many countries, its purchase and use are restricted to buyers who have obtained the proper license.

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ANFO is also widely used in avalanche hazard mitigation. In the mining industry, the term ANFO specifically describes a mixture of solid ammonium nitrate prills and diesel fuel.

A total of people were killed, and 38 others injured explisivo, within a short time, several ANFO bombs exploded near four apartment buildings. A larger quantity of secondary explosive, known as a primer or a boostermust be used. Retrieved 16 April In an ideal stoichiometrically balanced reaction, ANFO is composed of about Wisconsin Conservation Department, Madison, Wisconsin For other cartridge forms ask EXSA.

In the movie The Dark Knight by Christopher NolanThe Joker uses the compound to hold two ferries hostage, and tries to make the people on each ferry detonate the other ferry. Retrieved March 3, expllosivo The Science of Industrial Explosives. The most notable properties of emulsions are water resistance and higher bulk density.

Mines typically prepare ANFO on-site using the same diesel fuel that powers their vehicles. Archived from the original on 7 June Five containers of kilos each were used to blow up the Tax Office building in Bastia on 28 February In practice, a slight excess of fuel oil is added, as underdosing results in reduced performance while overdosing merely results in more post-blast fumes.


Therefore, since their delivery to the buyers, the manufacturer is not liable for its safety or for the achievement of the desired results, be they explicit or implicit.

ANNM usually contains a It is not suitable for reactive environments. Retrieved 3 March While many fuels can theoretically be used, the low volatility and cost of diesel make it ideal. Exploisvo for use in dry holes that will remain dry until detonation.

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The use of ANFO originated in the s. Can be used as a column charge in open-pits, underground, in quarries and for general blasting work. Sometimes, more AN is added to reduce liquidity and make it easier to store and handle, as well as providing an oxygen-balanced mix.

The balanced equation is as follows:.