Mining Publication: Controlling a Thin-Seam Miner 500 Feet from the Face
Original creation date: July 1986
This report summarizes work sponsored by the Bureau of Mines in the development of a remote operating system (ROS) for controlling a thin-seam continuous miner (TSCM) 500 feet or more distant from the extraction face. Details are provided on ROS subsystems including the continuous miner, video equipment, controls and displays , the electronic control system, and the operator station.
Conference PaperJuly - 1986
NIOSHTIC2 Number: 10005554
Proceedings of the 8th West Virginia University International Mining and Electrotech Conference, Morgantown West Virginia, 7/30- 8/1/86. Morgantown, WV: University of West Virginia, 1986 Jul; :80-85