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AutoStem Gen III

The world's most powerful non-detonating cartridge range

Energy Content

2.0 x more powerful than the next best packaged explosive at 5,121 j/g energy capacity.

Speed Of Deflagaration

340 m/s - Ensuring minimal vibration impact to surrounding environment.

Pressure

500 MPa - With reaction runaway, AutoStem cartridges reach maximum pressure within milliseconds sufficient to break out the hardest rock.

Density

1.1 g/cm3 - Highest packing and mix density makes gen III cartridges the most powerful blasting cartridge available worldwide.

Vibration

PPV reduction relative to conventional explosives by up to 90% (depending on cartridge size, rock competency and application type).

Water Resistant

Water resistant as a standard to a depth of 50m (6 bar).

A Full Range Of Packaged Products

The 35mm (1.38 inch) range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 40mm (1.65 inch)
  • Available in 100g, 180g and 300g charges
  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation
  • Suitable for deep level mining, trenching, civils blasting

The 43mm (1.69 inch) range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 55mm (1.96 inch)
  • Available in 200g, 350g and 550g charges
  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation
  • Suitable for deep level mining, tunneling, embedded rock, hard blast environments

The 60mm (2.36 inch) range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 70mm (2.75 inch)
  • Available in 700g charges
  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation
  • Suitable for large borehole blasting and benching

The 87mm (3.70 inch) range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 94mm (3.70 inch)
  • Available in 1700g charges
  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation
  • Suitable for large borehole blasting and benching

Contact us for complimentary technical support and for product recommendations. We’ll be pleased to advise you on which AutoStem Cartridge is best suited to your application and how you may best integrate the AutoStem solution into your application.

All Gen III products can be integrated with centralized blasting systems

Electric and detonator-shocktube product options available

35mm product range with detonator/shocktube integrated

43mm product range with detonator/shocktube integrated

60mm and 87mm product range with detonator/shocktube integrated

See It In Action!

Ease Of Use

Safety Demonstration