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FORMEX is a flexible PETN sheet explosive.

FORMEX is used by Military and Special Forces for all works of demolition, window cutting, etc.
It is also used to manufacture SESAMEX, a flexible and self-adhesive explosive tape based system for cutting out openings in various types of barriers.
Product description:

  • Commercial name: FORMEX
  • Composition: 89% PETN and 11% binder (natural rubber)
  • 10 different thicknesses available: from 1 mm to 10 mm

 

Product characteristics:

  • Density (depending on thickness): from 1.2 (for 10 mm) to 1.4 (for 1 mm)
  • Detonation velocity:
    • ≥  6 200 m/s for thickness 8, 10 and 0.5 mm
    • ≥  6 500 m/s for thickness ≤ 6 mm
  • Friction sensitivity: 111 N
  • Electrostatic sensitivity: 726 mJ
  • Shock sensitivity (30 kg drop hammer):
    • No propagation height: 3 m
    • No reaction height: 2.75 m
  • IAD (card GAP test): 295
  • Slow cook-off: 170°C
  • Thermal stability: Stable
  • Transport classification: 1.1D

 

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