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Danubit is an industrial plastic explosive produced by the Slovak company Istrochem. It is intended primarily as a rock blasting explosive for surface and underground mass mining of mineral raw materials although underwater blasting applications are possible as well.

The producer of Danubit, Istrochem, is a chemical company founded by Alfred Nobel in Bratislava, Slovakia.[citation needed]


Appearance reddish plastic mass
Velocity of detonation min. 6000 m.s−1
Explosion temperature min. 3130 °C
Impact sensitivity min. 3.5 J (2 kg, 50%)
Explosive effect by Trauzl min. 380 cm3
Shelf life 6 months

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