Document Details

Feasibility of the SHAM System Field Test Detonator-1
Hansche, G E [Organization 7220]; Matthews, R P [Organization 7223-1]
Document Type:
Publication Date:
1961 Apr 01
Document Pages:
18 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-DR-61-0129; ALSNL199700001267
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
OpenNet Modified Date:
1999 Sep 28
The SHAM system of explosive initiation replaces the bridge wire with a wire composed of metal particles mixed with the explosive. The metal particles are caused to form a continuous chain across electrodes by an electrostatic field application.

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