MethanEX is a permissible emulsion explosive produced for use in underground coal mines where there is methane gas output and methane risk. It has high detonation pressure and breaking power. MethanEX is a product with high security as well as high performance.

Usage Advantages
Superior performance in all kinds of blasting operations thanks to its special formulation.
Less downtime and less loss of work, especially in underground operations, thanks to low gas emission
Excellent water resistance
Highest standards of safety against impact and friction
Low labor due to ease of carrying and easy hole charging
Technical specifications
Density 1.10 - 1.17 g/cm3
Detonation Velocity min. 5500 m/s
Energy 2920 kj/kg
Gas Volume 811 l/kg
Explosion Temperature 2391°K
Shelf Life 6 months
Usage Suggestions
It can be used safely in the range of -20/+40°C in toughest ground conditions.
It should be used with the Permissible Electric Detonator.
Impact should never be applied with a metal clamping rod inside the hole. If necessary, it should be inserted into the hole using a wooden tightening bar, avoiding any impact.
It should be kept in mind that cartridge packages can remain in the hole for months without deteriorating, provided that they are not damaged, and may explode when fired or when exposed to impact.
It is not recommended for use in reactive ground conditions or when the ground temperature exceeds 40°C.
For safe use in terms of OHS, the warnings and instructions in the product package and the SDS prepared by the manufacturer should be read carefully. The specified instructions should be strictly followed.
Usage Areas
In all quarries with methane risk.
In underground coal mines.
In stone chimneys driven near old productions.
Storage Conditions

Like all explosives, MethanEx should be stored and transported in accordance with Decree No. 87/12028 "Regulation on the Procedures and Principles of Hunting Equipment and Similar Explosives Excluded from Monopoly".

Safety Directive

MethanEX is classified as dangerous and explosive material. Transport, handling and using of this product by people who are not qualified by reason of  training, experience and authorization may cause injuries and fatal accidents. Therefore; carriage, use, and, when necessary, destruction or disposal of the product should be performed in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Decree no. 87/12028 "Regulation on the Procedures and Principles for Hunting Equipment and Similar Items related with Non-Monopoly Explosive Articles " and regulatory provisions in force.

Class 1.1 D
UN Number 0241
Packaging 20 kg, in Cardboard Boxes
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