Transmission lines are used to transmit a detonation from one point to another one.
Transmission lines are used to transmit a detonation from one point to another one. They remain hermetic after use.
A line is made of a 1.5 CR diameter detonating cord, protected by a special housing and has sealed rings at the ends. It may be equipped at its extremities by different types of tips (short or long, flexible or rigid) according to the parts to be linked.
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8LTHSH transmission lines’ main characteristics:
|Weight:||150 g by metre, plus 25 to 35 g for each tip according to its type|
|Dimensions||between 0.15 and 15 m|
|Functioning time:||< 150ms / metre|
|Reliability, confidence level:||1-10-5 (L(m)+0,95) at 90%|
|Leakage rate:||10-3 atm.cm3/s|
|Operating temperatures:||-80°C < T < +110°C|