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Blastmap Surface TDS

Blastmap Surface


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Updated: April 20, 2022

Product Description

Blastmap Surface is BME’s surface blast planning, design and analysis software. This powerful tool allows the design of blasts from hole layouts to charge quantities, deck charging and blast initiation timing.

Blastmap Surface integrates seamlessly with BME’s Xplolog and AXXIS systems to improve efficiencies and turnaround time for blasts.

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Primary Benefits

  • Design a blast from scratch or import an existing design from a 3rd party application.
  • Seamless integration with BME’s Xplolog and AXXIS systems.
  • Detailed and a variety of reporting options available.


  • Import survey data of the blast block geometry, holes and surfaces.
  • Ability to import pit surfaces and triangulate hole collar elevations.
  • Import wizard to import any .txt or .xlsx data file from 3rd party software.
  • Design a blast from scratch, generate patterns, specify hole diameters and depths, add explosives, and initiation timing.
  • Specify rock types and layers. Ability to add any explosive and rock type to the program database.
  • Supports electronic and non-electric timing designs.
  • Optimized for use with AXXIS electronic delay detonators. Import/export AXXIS electronic delay detonator IDs and design timing.
  • Charge and timing designs may be based on actual hole locations.
  • Powerful contouring capabilities for blast timing, surface and floor elevations, vibration maps and energy distribution in a blast (multi-screen display capability).
  • Multiple explosive deck loading and timing capability for designing specialized blasts, such as multiple seam, through seam, stratified rock, and environmental control.
  • Import/export planned data to Xplolog blast capturing software.
  • 360 view of the blast design in 3D.
  • Export design information to a .csv file. This allows for integration with 3rd party software such as drill navigation software for drilling according to the design.
  • Blast analysis tools include hole firing sequence simulation, timing contours (angle of initiation), and burden relief time.
  • Blast modelling tools include fragmentation distribution prediction models (that can be calibrated with measured distributions), vibration prediction model, wave interference model to optimize timing for either vibration control or fragmentation, and prediction of the blasted rock radius.
  • Calculate costs and quantities based on actual drilling and explosive loading information.
  • Reporting capabilities for blast design and communicating critical design issues such as costs, quantities and energy.

Guidelines for use

Minimum software requirements
Operating system: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 Microsoft Dot Net Framework 4.0

Minimum hardware requirements
Ram: 4 GB
Disk space: 500 Mb
Processor: Dual Core 2.00 GHz
Operating system type: 32 bit

Recommended hardware requirements
Ram: 8 Gb
Disk space: 500 Mb
Processor: Core i7 2.00 GHz
Operating system type: 64 bit

Safe Use

  • Never fight explosive fires
  • Refer to Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for first aid information.
  • All explosives must be transported and stored in accordance to relevant regulations.
  • All explosives are classified as dangerous goods and may cause damage to property, personal harm, or death, if not used correctly.
  • Always keep products away from sources of heat, sparks, flame or hot surfaces and avoid mixing with combustibles or incompatible materials.

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