ROBUST UNDER A RANGE OF CONDITIONS

Orica’s OPTEX® E21 emulsifiers are specially designed to perform effectively in a range of conditions and can be customised to make it more suitable to either cold or temperate climates. These robust emulsifiers offer excellent compatibility with lower quality ammonium nitrate and used oil in the final ANE formulation, without sacrificing stability of the emulsion.

Application

  • Packaged Explosives
  • Surface Bulk Explosives

Oxidiser Phase

  • Single Salt Oxidiser
  • Dual Salt Oxidiser

Features and benefits

KEY FEATURES

Optex E21 Optex E24 Optex E25 Optex E476
Emulsion stability Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Emulsion refinement Slow Fast Medium Slow
Compatibility with low quality AN Excellent Good Satisfactory Satisfactory
Compatibility with used oil Excellent Good Satisfactory Poor
Compatibility with low pH oxidiser Satisfactory Good Good Excellent
Emulsifier viscosity Good Excellent Excellent Satisfactory

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