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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

G A. Greaves

Keywords

Ammonium nitrate, Land clearance, Explosives

First Page Number

190

Last Page Number

191

Abstract

THE mixture of ammonium nitrate prills with 6 per cent, of distillate fuel oil, known as "ANFO", is now widely used for blasting in dry ground.

Farmers and clearing contractors use ANFO for stump-blasting, dam sinking and timber clearing.

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