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Fire Hazard Criteria for Noise Control Products in Underground Coal Mines.

Authors
Pettit-MR; Giuntini-RE; Wessels-WR
Source
NTIS: PB/83-262584 :211 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10003127
Abstract
The development of fire hazard criteria for noise control products in underground coal mines are presented. Qualifying requisites of the criteria include maintaining miners' safety, allowing for maximum use of noise control products, and economic feasibility. The burning process is analyzed for its relationship to fire hazard criteria developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration, and the mine environment is analyzed in conjunction with the end-use applications of noise control products. Also, the interim fire hazard specification developed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration is appraised as it applies to end-use applications of noise control products. From these analyses and a literature survey, fire hazard criteria are developed that include an initial screening procedure that evaluates the level of flammability testing required.
Publication Date
19830101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1983
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-262584
NTIS Price
A11
Identifying No.
OFR 175-83
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB/83-262584
Performing Organization
Wyle Laboratories
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