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Three coal mine ventilation studies using sulfur hexafluoride tracer gas.

Authors
Vinson-RP; Kissell-FN
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 8142, 1976 Jan; :1-19
NIOSHTIC No.
10000745
Abstract
This report describes three coal mine ventilation studies by the Bureau of Mines in which sulfur hexafluoride (sf6) was used as a tracer gas. One of these studies was conducted to determine air movement and leakage in a sealed area. Another was run to determine the ventilation efficiency of a bleeder system. Finally, a study was made of air leakage across permanent stoppings of parallel intake airways. These studies proved sulfur hexafluoride to be a useful addition to the equipment commonly used in coal mine ventilation analysis.
Keywords
Sulfur-compounds; Mine-gases; Mining-industry; Methanes; Methane-drainage; Methane-control; Explosive-gases; Explosive-atmospheres; Underground-mining; Coal-mining; Control-technology; Engineering-controls
CAS No.
74-82-8
Publication Date
19760101
Document Type
IH; Report of Investigations
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
PB-255300
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
RI-8142
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 8142
State
PA
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