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BLAST MITIGATION

PX-3350 – BLAST MITIGATION

PAXCON® by LINE-X® offers a revolutionary development in blast mitigation. Known in military and research circles as an Energy Resistant Coating (ERC), the PAXCON coating is flexible, yet stronger than steel. This means that walls outfitted with PAXCON material can withstand explosions up to 20 times greater than a normal, uncoated wall. In the event of an explosion, the PAXCON-coated walls flex, but stay together.

APPLICATIONS

PAXCON can be applied to numerous types of structural materials:

  • WOOD
  • STEEL
  • PLASTERBOARD
  • CONCRETE
  • BRICK
  • BLOCK
  • AND MORE

PUT INTO ACTION

To demonstrate the coating’s abilities, explosive experts and researchers at New Mexico Institute’s Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) conducted a series of explosions to confirm the protective capabilities of PAXCON®. Two identical concrete structures were built, one left uncoated and one coated with PAXCON. Both structures contained an office setting complete with dummy, desk, and computer equipment. Then a bomb the equivalent of 200 lbs. of TNT and 5 lbs. of C4 was detonated 30 feet from the structure. “The dummy in the PAXCON protected room was unscathed,” said Alan Perryman, EMRTC’s Research Engineer and Test Specialist. “A little dust kicked up, and the walls flexed and pounded like drums, but everything held up just fine. We at EMRTC are very impressed with the way the PAXCON protected room held up.”

Since the Khobar Towers bombing in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in June of 1996, the U.S. Government has been testing elastomeric polymers like PAXCON for blast mitigation. PAXCON was founded to be the only coating, out of 27 tested, to pass all of their bomb blast tests (Air Force Laboratory Force Protection Branch). PAXCON has been applied and is protecting several buildings around the world, including the U.S. Pentagon, the Federal Court House in NY, the Washington Naval Base, and several buildings throughout London.

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