Figure 46. Branch line connection using the M1 detonating cord clip.
Figure 47. Branch line connection using the detonating cord connector.
Figure 48. Branch line connection using a girth hitch with one extra turn.
Prime the Charges. Next, the charges must be primed. For the detonating cord system, priming consists of
attaching the free end of the branch line to the demolition charge.
Procedures for priming different types of charges vary.
To prime plastic explosives (such as C4) with detonating cord, form either of the three knots shown in Figure 49,
Page 32. Insert the knot into a block of explosive or a molded piece of explosive.