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charges, particularly during assault demolitions. It is also used to fire underwater charges.

(2) Functioning.

(а) With safety pin removed, pulling on T-ring draws coated wire through flash compound.

(б) Flash ignites powder-train delay.

(c) Eight seconds later, the delay element explodes the attached blasting cap. Actual time delay of 8-second delay igniter varies with temperature from approximately 10.5 seconds at 0° to 7.6 seconds at 140° F.

(3) Freparation for use.

(a) Remove protector cap.

NOTE T-HANDLE PULL PIN DISTINGUISHING FROM THE Fl»-TEEN-SECOND DELAY DETONATOR CIRCULAR PULI RING

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