There are four steps involved in the Drill and blast method for mining.
Step 1. Drilling holes
The first stage of the four steps involved in the drill and blast method is drilling holes. There are several holes drilled using a machine. It’s important to drill the holes at proper places to cover the entire area.
Step 2. Planting explosives
The next stage of the four steps involved in the drill and blast method is planting the explosives at the correct location. While planting the explosives the laborers have to be extremely careful. The explosives should be planted at appropriate places and at appropriate holes so that it would covert the entire surface.
Step 3. Blasting and ventilation
After the explosives are planted at the desired places, explosives are triggered. While exploding the explosives it is important to make sure that no one is around that area. Certain precautions should be taken before exploding the explosives.
Step 4. Smoothing the surface
The last stage of the 4 steps involved in drill and blast method is to settle the blasted surface properly. After the blasting process, it’s important to smooth off the surface and clean the site so that the further processes can be completed.
Contact us today to know more about the Drill and blast method and get a free estimate for your project.
Frequently asked questions related to Drill and blast method
What are the different steps involved in drill and blast method?
1. The first step involved is of drilling holes
2. After drilling the holes explosives are planted in the holes
3. The third step is of triggering the explosives
4. The last step is to settle the blasted surface properly.