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THE ULTIMATE IN ROCK BREAKING CARTRIDGES 

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AutoStem Non Detonating Cartridges are the most advanced and most powerful non detonating cartridges in the world. AutoStem has three times the energy of other non detonating products and twice the energy of packaged explosive. The worlds only Safety Tab on a Rock Breaking Cartridge with Dual Stemming Technology. 100% controllable, safe effective & environmentally friendly product for precise blasting.

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AutoStem Cartridges

AutoStem Non Detonating Cartridges are filled with a proprietary blended product. The cartridges when initiated produce gas pressure to break rock and concrete in a very controlled manner. Only AutoStem Cartridges have the Dual Stemming Feature and also the Safety Tab to ensure the product is entirely safe at all times when transporting and handling prior to loading.

The loading process is simple just view the Video Below ......

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WHY USE AUTOSTEM?

The Worlds Most Advanced High Performance Blasting Technology

UNMATCHED

SAFETY

Unable to be initiated outside of a borehole and fitted with the unique AutoStem  Safety Switch TM 

HIGH

ENERGY

Relative Strength to TNT of 1.5x, AutoStem is more powerful than a conventional explosive with a lower VOD

LOWER

COSTS

No explosive accessories are required in the use of AutoStemreducing the bulk of blasting cost

NO FLYROCK OR SHOCKWAVE

Due to the low VOD, AutoStem does not produce PPV vibration and virtually eliminates flying debris.

AUTOSTEM GEN lll

The worlds most powerful non-detonating cartridge range

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The 35mm range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 40mm (1.65 inch)

  • Available in 100g, 180g and 300g charges

  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation

  • Suitable for deep level mining, trenching, civils blasting

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The 43mm range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 55mm (1.96 inch)

  • Available in 200g, 350g and 550g charges

  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation

  • Suitable for deep level mining, tunneling, embedded rock, hard blast environments

AutoStem Rock Breaking Cartridge 60mm

The 60mm range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 70mm (2.75 inch)

  • Available in 700g charges 

  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation

  • Suitable for large borehole blasting and benching

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The 87mm range of Gen 3 cartridges

  • Suitable for borehole sizes up to 94mm (3.70 inch)

  • Available in 1700g charges

  • Available with electric (non-explosive) initiation and detonator capable initiation

  • Suitable for large borehole blasting and benching

AUTOSTEM Micro

Another World First

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The 9mm range of AutoStem Micro

  • Available in 3g, 6g and 9g charges

  • Dual Stemming

  • Electric initiation

  • Highly delicate blasting work

  • Max borehole size: 12mm

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The 17mm range of AutoStem Micro

  • Available in 20g, 30g and 40g charges

  • Dual Stemming

  • Electric initiation

  • More significant blasting work

  • Max borehole size: 20mm

Get Certified

To purchase or use any Class 1.4S Product in New Zealand you must be a Certified Handler and preferably hold a CSL Licence. Drill Connex is the only provider of a "One Day" Certification & Training process for the use of its Micro Range of AutoStem Cartridges in the Southern Hemisphere. This process allows trainees from the Farming,  Contracting, & Civils Industries to learn and use this extremely safe product in a timely and educational manner. Training costs are $1,350.00 per person (minimum of three trainees per course)

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