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Fire suppression of mining equipment.

Authors
Hiltz-RH; Roehlich-F Jr.
Source
NTIS: PB/236-592 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :1-161
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10000500
Abstract
This program (Contract No. H0111386) studies the adequacy of existing regulations as they relate to the hazards of fires on mining machinery. The report includes conclusions and recommendations relative to specific sections of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969. Also included in the report are a review of prior fire experience since 1952, a survey of machine and in-mine influences, a review of fire detection and suppression systems, the results of extinguishment testing of typical fires in mine machinery, and a special study of the flammabilities of electric cable.
Publication Date
19730101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
PB-236592
NTIS Price
A09
Identifying No.
OFR 52-74
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB/236-592; Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
Performing Organization
Mine Safety Appliances
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