Please take a moment to browse through the first issue of the JIPF (Journal of The International Perforating Forum), now available in flip book format. Just to give you a sneak peek , the Journal consists of three sections: Regional Updates, News and Articles. For this inaugural  issue, the JIPF Executive Editors and their team have selected to feature two  technical  articles related to the science of perforating. The First relates to the impact sensitivity of HMX explosive powders, as affected by temperature and time exposure and the second presents an analytical model which has been developed to estimate swell and the likelihood of catastrophic splitting for hollow carrier gun bodies.  Click here  to read more. Don’t forget to give us your feedback at!