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Blaster's Zone Formulas & Calculations

Blaster's Zone

Powder Factor [lb/yd3]

We
V
PF
[lb/yd3]
PF = We / V
PF = Powder factor [lb/yd3]

We = Total weight of explosives used in blast [lb]

V = Total volume of rock generated in blast [yd3]

Powder Factor [t/lb]

Wr
We
PF
[t/lb]
PF = Wr / We
PF = Powder factor [t/lb]

Wr = Total weight of rock generated in blast [t]

We = Total weight of explosives used in blast [lb]