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Explosives for civil uses - Explosives - Part 6: Determination of the resistance to hydrostatic pressure of explosives

General information

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CEN/TC 321 Explosives for civil uses

European Norm

71.100.30   Explosives. Pyrotechnics and fireworks


This European Standard specifies a method for determining the ability of high explosives for civil uses to detonate while under applied hydrostatic pressure.
This method is applicable to high explosives in cartridges and as bulk products intended for use under conditions where hydrostatic pressure may adversely affect their safety and reliability. The method is limited to explosives that are able to detonate without confinement at normal atmospheric pressure.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2014/28/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market and supervision of explosives for civil uses

Life cycle


EN 13631-6:2002


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