brisance


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Related to brisance: brisant, salutary
  • noun

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the shattering or crushing effect of a sudden release of energy as in an explosion

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Between those two extremes are primers of almost any brisance level.
Primer selection, of course, is the first step in the process, but let's assume that we already know the best brand and brisance of cap for the load in question.