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1. (WO2014197020) SIGNAL ENCRYPTED DIGITAL DETONATOR SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/197020    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/021674
Publication Date: Fri Dec 12 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2014
IPC: F23Q 7/02
Applicants: ENSIGN-BICKFORD AEROSPACE & DEFENSE COMPANY
Inventors: MORRIS, Marc A.
EDMINSTER, Karl
DEMEDEIROS, Andrew
BARTHOLOMEW, Stephen W.
Title: SIGNAL ENCRYPTED DIGITAL DETONATOR SYSTEM
Abstract:
A remote detonator system is provided. The remote detonator system includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver includes a transducer configured to receive an ultrasonic acoustic signal. The transducer is electrically coupled to a first controller, the first controller having a processor responsive to executable computer instructions for detonating a charge in response to the transducer receiving the ultrasonic acoustic signal. A transmitter is provided having a transmitter configured to selectively emit the ultrasonic acoustic signal in response to an actuation by an operator.