What is Dexpan?

Dexpan is a non-explosive controlled demolition agent that comes in powder form.

When mixed with water and poured into pre-drilled holes Dexpan generates an incredible 18,000 PSI expansive force that breaks concrete and rock safely and cost effectively with no noise, vibration or dust.



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Choose Dexpan 1, 2 or 3 based on the rock/concrete temperature and expected weather conditions

Dexpan 1    25°C  to  40°C  (red)   
Dexpan 2    10°C  to  25°C  (green)
Dexpan 3     -5°C  to  10°C  (blue)



Dexpan is shipped by the Box  or Bucket.

44 lb Box
Contains four 11 lb bags of Dexpan powder  

11 lb Plastic Bucket
Contains one 11 lb bag of Dexpan powder


dexpan Yield

44 lb Box will yield up to 36 linear feet of 1.5" diameter holes
11 lb Bucket will yield up to 9 linear feet of 1.5" diameter holes
1 Pallet of 50 boxes will yield up to 1,800 linear feet of 1.5" diameter holes



Dexpan solves a wide variety of concrete and rock breaking challenges


  • Demolition, partial demolition and cutting of all types of concrete structures into desired shapes, sizes and to easily cut off rebar

  • Reinforced concrete foundations, retaining walls, pillars, beams, stair wells, patios, driveways, equipment pads

  • Roadwork, bridges. piers, bank vaults


Excavating and Rock Breaking

  • Splitting and breaking boulders

  • Excavating rock

  • Rock and slab breaking for road expansion

  • Excavation associated with tunneling

  • Trenching and shaft sinking

  • Leveling

  • Suitable for use in commercial and residential developments


Stone Quarrying and Dimensioning

  • Allows for non-explosive quarrying of limestone, onyx, marble, and granite

  • Controlled expansive cracking avoids waste of valuable stone


Challenging Environments

  • Silent demolition in areas where you can not use noisy demolition tools like demolition hammers, diamond blade concrete cutter saws, hydraulic breaker or demolition wrecking ball

  • Non-explosive demolition when you can not use blasting explosives, TNT, dynamite, Nonex, primer cord due to blasting permits, licenses, restrictions and insurance costs



  • Dexpan non-explosive demolition agent can break rock and cut concrete underwater by using plastic tubing