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(11)Patent No :AP 2533

(21)Application No :AP/P/2008/004632

(22)Filing Date :23.03.2007

(24)Date of Grant &19.12.2012

 

(45)Publication : 

 

(30)  Priority Data

(33) Country(31) Number(32) Date

ZA2006/0242624.03.2006

 

(84)Designated State 

 

BWGMGHKELSMW  MZ   NA   SL

SDSZT ZUGZMZW

 

(73) Applicant(s)

 

AEL MINING SERVICES LIMITED, AECI Place, 23/24 The

 

Woodlands, Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Gauteng

Province,

 

South Africa

(72) Inventors

ROWE Anthony John, South Africa

CONRADIE Cornelius du Plooy, South Africa

(74) Representative

GILL, GODLONTON & GERRANS

ZIMBABWE

(51)  International  Classification   C06C 5/06 (2006.01)C06C 7/00 (2006.01)

(54)Title 

 

Detonation of explosives 

 

(57)Abstract 

 

This invention relates to a chemical detonator including a housing, having an open end and a closed end; and a detonation element located in the housing, into which a shock tube for initiating the detonation element intrudes, wherein the housing and the shock tube are of plastics construction and the housing is substantially cylindrical cup shape, and wherein the shock tube intrudes into, and is welded to, the open end to hold the shock tube at a desired spacing from the detonation element. The detonator includes a detonation element that comprises a series of charges. The invention relates, further, to a method of manufacturing such a chemical detonator 

 

(56)Documents Cited :FR-2642158 A1US -2004055494 A1US-3306201 A

 

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