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A Spray Fan to Deliver More Air to the Coal Face.

Authors
Kissell-FN
Source
Paper in Proc 1978 :1 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10004188
Abstract
The conventional water spray of the sort found on mining machinery is known to move a moderate quantity of air. This research showed that if all of the water sprays on a continuous miner were arranged to act in concert, then a substantial amount of air could be moved to the working face during cutting. The result is a lowering of methane concentrations and greatly reduced probability of face ignitions.
Publication Date
19780101
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 130-84
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
Paper in Proc. 1978 Nat'l Safety Cong., Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 12-15, 1978, P. 14
State
IL;
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