The connector block The NONEL system includes 8 different connector units, known as εclip are included in the NONEL system.They are used to connect the NONEL MS series (εclip 0) and NONEL UNIDET (εclip 0, εclip 17, εclip 25, εclip 42, εclip 67, εclip 109, εclip 176, εclip 285. Description of the systems are to be found on pages12 and 17. Each connection block can initiate up to 8 tubes and the design of the block is such that the tubes are initiated in both directions.
The function of the connecting blocks is to relay the shock wave through the NONEL tube in connection points. This can be done with or without delay in the mini detonator which is placed in the connecting block. Note: The connecting block εclip is exclusively designed for transmission of the shock wave on the surface of the rock and must not be used in blastholes neighter for initiation of detonating cord. 8
Published on Oct 26, 2008