Nitrate Anfo Grade (ANA)

Essentially ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) presented in the form of coarse, porous, hardened spherical particles, obtained by spraying the melted material. The product qualities include reduced caking and improved flow-ability as well as a high level of oil absorption.

Technical Specifications

The material is presented in the form of free-flowing, white to cream-coloured, spherical particles free from grit, visible impurities and foreign matter.

Benefits & Features


  • Reduced caking and improved flowability
  • High level of oil absorption
  • Prill format offering storage and handling benefits
  • Consistent product quality
  • Reduced dust during handling


  • Topan prilling process
  • Prill curing
  • Superior prill with reduced friability and moisture content
  • High porosity
  • Sieving out of fine particles


Bulk Anfo explosives

Special Precuations

ANA is moderately toxic and may decompose under confinement and high temperature - under extreme conditions an explosion may occur.



  • 25kg
  • 50kg
  • 1 000kg
  • 1 200kg


  • Bulk tanker
  • Rapid Reloading System (RRS)
  • Rail

Transport (UN Classification)

Class 5.1 UN No 1942 OXIDISING AGENT

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