Nelson Brothers PowerNel™ emulsion products are powerful, reliable, safe, and industry leaders in performance. PowerNel™ emulsions are high quality and optimized for individual blasting applications. Nelson Brothers explosives emulsions are designed to provide the maximum performance in every rock type and in any condition. Experience the power of PowerNel™ today.
In addition to our signature product, we also source ammonium nitrate and ANFO for blasting operations across the United States. Whether you're needing bulk emulsion or facing a more remote and challenging application where packaged products would be more suitable, we proudly manufacture the highest-grade emulsion products.
Our powerful products, technical knowledge, and commitment to service make us the choice for all of your bulk product needs.
Unsensitized Bulk Emulsion
PowerNel™1000 is a 5.1 oxidizer in the form of an ammonium nitrate/hydrocarbon bulk emulsion. It must be blended with ANFO mixtures in various proportions to achieve detonation. PowerNel™1000’s superior quality was developed to be utilized as the base product for Nelson Brothers’ sensitized bulk emulsions. It functions excellent in dry or wet hole applications.
Sensitized Bulk Emulsion
PowerNel™1500 is a thermoplastic-sensitized, high-velocity, booster-sensitive bulk emulsion. Through consistent quality PowerNel™1500 can tackle light production to heavy cast blasting. As Nelson Brothers’ flagship emulsion PowerNel™1500 has proven to have reliable, consistent, and powerful performance under the most demanding conditions of open-pit mining and construction. PowerNel™1500 is excellent in dry or wet hole applications with a bore hole diameter of 3” or larger.
PowerNel™ 2000 KA
High-strength Sensitized Bulk Emulsion
PowerNel™2000KA is a glass-sensitized, high-velocity, booster-sensitive bulk emulsion recommended in areas where emulsion products may be subjected to unusually high pressures or stress. PowerNel™2000KA’s high strength glass microspheres have an isocratic crush strength (90%survival) of 3000 psi ensuring detonation under the most extreme conditions. PowerNel™2000KA is also available in package form.
Oxygen-Balanced Sensitized Bulk Emulsion
PowerNel™2500 is a 5.1 oxidizer in the form of an ammonium nitrate/hydrocarbon bulk emulsion. It must be blended with ANFO mixtures in various proportions to achieve detonation. PowerNel™1000’s superior quality was developed to be utilized as the base product for Nelson Brothers’ sensitized bulk emulsions. It functions excellent in dry or wet hole applications.
Explosive Ammonium Nitrate Mixture
PowerNel™Plus is a blend of ammonium nitrate/hydrocarbon emulsion in the form of a water-in-hole emulsion explosive with ANFO and a detonation pressure modifier. The product is specifically designed to reduce or eliminate post blast NoX from fume prone environments and is ideally suited for softer ground applications where there are elevated levels of fume.
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Value Added Services
In addition to selling explosive products, Nelson Brothers is also provides additional services including: