Feasibility of the SHAM System Field Test Detonator-1
1961 Apr 01
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry 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.