c. Hold powder tube (3) so that black protective cover (4) is
pointing towards the ground, and tap powder tube (3) with
palm of hand to loosen powder.
d. Check and clean male and female threads of liquid tube (2)
and powder tube (3) so that tubes can be completely screwed
Once the liquid tube and powder tube are seated, the mixture in the explosive
container becomes an active explosive. Do not unscrew explosive container
after tubes are seated.
Leakage of liquid solution can be minimized by making sure the liquid is
always on bottom when tubes are assembled.
Be careful not to cross-thread liquid and powder tubes during assembly.
e. Hold liquid tube (2) with seal pointed upward and screw powder tube (3) down onto liq-
uid tube (2). Screw tubes together until fully seated against rubber o-ring, no threads are
showing and firm resistance is met. Fully seated is required to completely rupture liquid