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General description

The Detonator Containment Unit DCU 525 will contain the blast effects and secondary fragments. Widely used by NATO, military personnel, EOD teams worldwide and de-mining companies, it also has applications in demolition, quarrying and construction.

Working characteristics

Contains blast and secondary fragments protecting personnel when carried by hand Prevents sympathetic detonation Enables detonators and explosives to be stored and transported in the same vehicle Improves logistical options and significantly reduces transport costs Very low maintenance costs Based on a standard NATO ammunition container Easy top loading Stores electric and non-electric detonators RF screening Environmentally sealed  Lightweight-easily carried by hand Lockable and security sealable Ease of use even with gloved hands


Dimensional data

Length 320.00 mm
Weight 5.8 kg

Factory support data

Water resistant 1


Base price 671 €


DCU 525 Datasheet Sept 2022


Other information

The DCU525 reduces the UN Hazard Classification and compatibility group from 1.1B to 1.4S*, improving safety when storing and transporting electric and non-electric detonators. The unit also provides over seven minutes protection before the first detonator initiates in a fuel fire. (* Tested in Accordance with UN Series 6 (c) and (d) tests, conducted for specific detonators only. Tested with L2 A2 electric detonator with an NEQ 1.49 grams for each chamber.)


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