Mining Contract: Contract with MTS Services to Provide Digital Control System for the Mine Roof Simulator
This contract will replace the current analog control system of NIOSH's Mine Roof Simulator with a state-of-the-art digital control system. This will enhance the MRS capability to ensure that this unique equipment remains operational for several years.
Contract Status & Impact
This contract is completed. The original analog control system at the MRS was completely replaced with a state-of-the-art digital controller. The calibration of the new system, the initial certification testing, and continuing research tests confirmed the capabilities and performance of the new control system.