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Polymer-augmented aqueous foams for suppression of respirable coal dust.

Authors
Schwendeman-JL; Sun-S; Salyer-IO; Wurstner-AL
Source
Ann NY Acad Sci 1972 Dec; 200(1):765-783
NIOSHTIC No.
00046014
Abstract
A laboratory study is made for developing a water/surfactant/polymer-augmented high-expansion foam capable of suppressing coal dust. The rationale for use of the foam is based on the high expansion factor of foam. Foam solutions containing a surfactant and a water-soluble polymer capable of trapping 90-95% of the airborne dust generated in laboratory coal cutting experiments are developed as are methods for generating coal dust and miniature high-expansion foam generators.
Keywords
Dust-control; Airborne-particulates; Safety-measures; Dust-inhalation; Safety-engineering; Instrumentation; Polymers
CODEN
ANYAA9
Publication Date
19721229
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-HO100179
Issue of Publication
1
ISSN
0077-8923
Source Name
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 200, Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis
State
OH
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