The Blaster Box is a steel cabinet with ten mortar tubes inside and a hydraulically operated door. Each mortar tube holds a five to six pound explosive cartridge, which is armed with two cap, fuse and pull-wire assemblies. ... Following a wave of avalanche deaths in Austria and the rest of Europe during the tragic winter of 1998-99, Doppehnayr ... All of the Blaster Boxes installed in Europe were constructed of l/8a steel with no wooden lining and only one locking ram on the door.
|Title||:||Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop 2002|