Oil and Gas Well Application

Description: PETN explosive core
Polyester textile braid (white)
Polyethylene jacket (white)
Application: Used in hollow steel carrier perforating guns in relatively mild down hole conditions where temperatures are below 225°F with short time exposures. Also used in "backoff" or "fracing" applications. Users must satisfy themselves as to a product's suitability for an exposed application.
Explosive 80 gr./ft nominal (17.00 g/m)
Core Load:   75 gr./ft min. (15.96 g/m)
Detonation Velocity:   6,800 m/s nominal (22,304 ft/s)
Diameter:   0.210 inches nominal (5.33 mm)
+/- 0.008 inches
___ 0.218" (5.54 mm)
___ 0.202" (5.13 mm)
Shrinkage:   Not Tested
Jacket Thickness:   0.008" min.
Lap Joint Sensitive:   Yes
Temperature resistance is based upon the manufacturer's laboratory tests in air at ambient pressure only. No claim, representation, or warranty of any kind is made, expressed or implied, as to the temperature resistance of this product under actual conditions. Users must satisfy themselves as to a product's suitability for a specific application.
Shrinkage is defined as core "pull-back" inside the outer jacket.
Velocity was tested unconfined, at ambient pressure, and after "cool down".

Warning: Use of this product by persons who lack adequate training experience and supervision may kill or injure.

Application Recommendations

This product is not recommended for exposure to well bore fluids.
NEVER use PERFACORD® 80 PETN WP in exposed well bore conditions.
ALWAYS cut PERFACORD® 80 PETN WP detonating cord with a sharp knife.
NEVER attempt to cut PERFACORD® 80 PETN WP detonating cord with a blow from a sharp or blunt object, such as an axe, pipe wrench, or rock.
NEVER saw PERFACORD® 80 PETN WP detonating cord; it may explode and kill or injure.
NEVER cut detonating cord with devices that produce metal-to-metal contact, such as scissors, wire cutters, crimpers or similar instruments.



Detotec PERFACORD® must be shipped, stored, and handled in accordance with all federal, state,
provincial and local laws. Recommended shelf life under proper storage conditions is ten (10) years from date of manufacture. Use older inventory first.

Detotec PERFACORD® must be stored in a cool, dry, well-ventilated, licensed storage magazine for
maximum shelf life.

Shipping Information
Package Size: 10 9/16" x 10 9/16" x 5 5/16" 4G fiberboard box
Package wt:   10.5 lbs (4.8 Kg) gross
Contents:   1-500 ft. spool & "Warnings/Instructions/Disclaimer" insert. 500 ft. spools may contain as many as four (4) pieces, totaling 500 ft.(152.4m), with a minimum splice/piece length of 50 ft.
UN Name:   Cord, Detonating
UN Num.:   0065
UN Class:   1.1D
Ref. Num.:   EX-2005100221
Explosive wt:   5.7 lbs (2.6 Kg)


Because these products are used under varying conditions over which Detotec has no control the products described herein are sold by Detotec without warranty, express or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose and/or any other warranty. Under no circumstances shall seller be liable for damages for loss of anticipated profits, consequential damages, incidental damages or losses or damages to persons or property arising from the use of its products.

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