November 1933

High Explosives

Volume 18, Issue 3

Explosives may be divided into High Explosives or detonating explosives, of which T.N.T. and dynamites are types, and deflagrating-sometimes unhappily called "Low Explosives" of which black powder, gunpowder, smokeless powder are types. Black powder is used in large quantities for blasting and in smaller quantities for guns; smokeless powders only as propellents.

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