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 Definition "Slow" explosive with a detonation velocity of 4,860 m/sec, light cast density of 1.55 g/cm3, and composed of 60% boric acid and 40% TNT. [d] [e]

Cast density

Daniel, good question as to the unit for cast density. In the explosives manuals I have at hand, it's simply given as a dimensionless number, but it probably is weight per volume. Since my main reference is a 1984 U.S. Army document, there's a mixture of English and SI units throughout.

I will be at a course much of today, but will try to find the unit -- will spend a few minutes over coffee, and then search later and also ask some people. Unfortunately, the person who would know best is in Afghanistan and a little hard to reach. Howard C. Berkowitz 11:33, 1 May 2010 (UTC)