Nxburst was used to blast rock in Australia 1 meter from pipeline. Using 50060 charge weights for 2.5″ hole size, Nxburst proved to be a viable and safe option in this blasting operation. Video provided by XCEL Drilling and Blasting. Close-proximity blasting is achievable using the low-explosive in Nxburst. The non-detonating technology minimizes and reduces the risk compared to commercial explosives when blasting in sensitive areas and job sites.