|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
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An explosive composition is provided that is comprised of a Heavy ANFO and grain hulls. In one embodiment, the grain hulls are comprised of rice hulls. The grain hulls serve both as an inert bulking additive that reduces the density of the composition and as a sensitizer that reduces the energy needed to reliably detonate the composition. Also provided is a method for manufacturing an explosive composition comprised of Heavy ANFO and grain hulls, such as rice hulls. Additionally, a method of using an explosive comprised of ANFO and grain hulls in a minin...
1. A method for using an explosive in a mining operation comprising:providing an explosive composition comprising Heavy ANFO and rice hulls that are each substantially devoid of components of rice other than a rice hull; and loading said explosive composition into a blast hole that has been established in the earth. 2. A method, as claimed in claim 1, wherein:said step of providing comprises blending a Heavy ANFO and rice hulls. 3. A method, as claimed in claim 2, wherein:said step of blending comprises blending said Heavy ANFO and rice hulls on the same...