Thermite Reactive Powder Devices
Thermite powder is a mix of vaious metal powders and is generally used in the welding industry. These powders produce a very hot gas and shock output when ignited.
RISI has developed an initiator using Thermite Powder that has the same ignition characteristics as an EBW (see the SQ-80). These devices can be used to burn holes or grooves in diaphragms, ignite other materials or as an electric match with the safety and speed of an EBW.