Thermite Initiated Starter (TIS)

 The TIS is the recommended initiator for all Disarmco’s thermal products. DISARMCO offers Thermite Initiated Starter (TIS), as an uncomplicated, safe and cost effective, pre-assembled electric starter.

TIS is not classified as an explosive therefore, it is easy to transport, handle and store.

ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS

The TIS has been designed to be fired by exploders commonly used within EOD, it requires at least 350V @ 6 Joules.

It is recommended that the firing cable resistance should be less than 12 Ohms.

The coiled firing wires are extended before deployment.

ADVANTAGES OF TIS

  • TIS is classified as a flammable solid, certified under UN3178 Hazardous Class 4.1, UN Packing Group III – Flammable Solid Inorganic N.O.S.
  • Safe to transport as a UN3178 classified item.

Nato Stock Number (NSN): 1377-99-615-8825

Product Leaflet: Leaflet: Thermite Initiated Starter (TIS)

Product SOP: SOP: Thermite Initiated Starter (TIS)