Alfred Nobel (1833-1896). In 1863, Alfred Nobel invented the Nobel patent detonator or blasting cap for detonating nitroglycerin (invented by Ascanio Sobrer in 1846). The Nobel patent detonator used a strong shock rather than heat combustion to ignite the explosives. The Nobel Company built the first factory to manufacture nitroglycerin and dynamite. (x)

Alfred Nobel (1833-1896). In 1863, Alfred Nobel invented the Nobel patent detonator or blasting cap for detonating nitroglycerin (invented by Ascanio Sobrer in 1846). The Nobel patent detonator used a strong shock rather than heat combustion to ignite the explosives. The Nobel Company built the first factory to manufacture nitroglycerin and dynamite. (x)

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