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because our designs are more
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Manufacturers of 10,000 shot shock tube starter tips
The only blasting machine manufacturer that guarantees their machines for life under a
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Duke Pro, Inc.
1854 Hendersonville Rd.
Suite A-154
Asheville, NC 28803

Toll Free:

Phone: 828-683-6022
Fax: 828-683-4192

Cage code: 3ECH4
SAM Registered

What makes a Duke Pro initiator safe?

  • Exceeds 1,000,000:1 probability of an unintentional fire.
    (An extremely low probability of unintentional fire).
  • A design that minimizes the probability of a failure.
  • It functions when it should and does not function when it shouldn't.
  • It does not accidentally trigger by electrical noise or mechanical shock.
  • It self detects faults and safes the circuit.
  • It has at least two lock-out functions.
  • It won't malfunction, suffer permanent damage, or fire if it's
    • dropped from 2 m onto a hard steel surface,
    • submerged in 1 m of water,
    • exposed to rain or salt spray,
    • exposed to humidity (95% non-condensing),
    • exposed to dust,
    • exposed to vibration (loose cargo 20 years),
    • exposed to 25,000 Volts of static discharge
      (Tested at 28 locations such exposed metal surfaces, battery connections),
    • exposed to 150 V/m to 200 V/m of electromagnetic radiation at 40 Hz to 18 GHz,
  • It must function properly at temperature extremes (-40 °C to +85 °C).
  • Simple, and intuitive to use.
  • Can be fired into a direct short without damage.
  • Meets no-fire safety standards.
  • Meets all-fire safety standards.

What makes an initiator reliable?

  • Robust, power efficient design
  • Long battery life
  • Intuitive controls
  • Designed for a life-time of use
  • A warranty that backs any damage for as long as you own it