1 September 1987 High Speed Photographic Studies In Surface Blasting
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Proceedings Volume 0674, 17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.975568
Event: 17th International Conference on High Speed Photography and Photonics, 1986, Pretoria, South Africa
In recent years high speed photography (hsp) has become an essential tool for evaluating surface blasting phenomena. Hsp is indispensable for capturing the short lived events, often of millisecond duration, typical of any blast. The resulting time base allows quantitive and qualitative studies to be made. Qualitative information can be used immediately to achieve improved blasting results. Problems can be pinpointed or problem areas identified for future investigation. Applications range from blast trouble shooting to blast design and product evaluation. Different explosive types and accessories are simply and quickly evaluated. The advantages and disadvantages of one product over another are highlighted and the necessity for ongoing product trials may be diminished. Routine blast monitoring may then be carried out to ensure that the product continues to perform efficiently. This paper looks at a number of surface blasts ranging from the ideal to the non ideal and discusses the type of information that has been obtained from high speed films.
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E. W. Kohler, E. W. Kohler, A. J. Rorke, A. J. Rorke, } "High Speed Photographic Studies In Surface Blasting", Proc. SPIE 0674, 17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.975568; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.975568


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