Updated: 30 June, 2023
Viperdet Trunkline assemblies consist of a specific length of shock tube with a low shrapnel millisecond delay detonator crimped to the one end and closed at the other end by means of an ultrasonic seal. The low shrapnel surface detonator is contained in a colour coded connector and a colour coded label marked with the specified delay is attached to the shock tube within 10cm of the seal.
Viperdet Trunkline non-electric detonators are used to make connections with Viperdet non-electric products.
Viperdet Trunkline non-electric detonators are used in surface and underground mines, quarries, and construction blasting.
Viperdet Trunkline non-electric detonators must not be used in flammable environments such as methane or coal dust.
Viperdet Trunkline non-electric detonators are safe against extraneous electric currents except lightning.
Detonator strength: No. 3 Detonator.
Shock tube: Triple extruded polyethylene exterior over surlyn inner.
Shock tube strength: Resistant to abrasion and cutting under normal handling conditions.
Nominal VOD of shock tube: 2000 m/s.
Connector: Color-coded to identify respective delay timings.
Viperdet Trunkline can be used to sequentially delay and initiate Viperdet MS Downlines.
Maximum number of shock tubes inserted into a Viperdet Trunkline connector is six (6).
Never insert detonating cord into a Viperdet Trunkline connector.
To prevent a snap, slap, and shoot incident (unexpected detonation) never pull or stretch non-electric shock tube to the point of breaking.
Handling and Storage
Minimum storage temperature (- 45°C) and maximum storage temperature (+65°C). The product should be stored in its original packaging.
Viperdet MS Downline shelf life is 36 months when stored in original packaging, under dry conditions and moderate temperature, and in a ventilated and approved magazine.
Disposal of expired non-electric detonators and its packaging should conducted of by authorized personnel and/or companies.
|Delay time (ms)||Connector colour|
Units are placed in plastic inner packaging that is heat-sealed and packed in boxes.
Other lengths are available on request.
Proper shipping name
Detonator assemblies, non-electric.
1.1 B (UN 0360).
1.4 B (UN 0361).
1.4 B (UN 0500).
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