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Optimization and Test of Water Spray Coolers.

Authors
McCoy-JF; Heller-KS; Valentine-JW; Erickson-AJ
Source
NTIS: PB/85-152460 :71 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10004348
Abstract
As mining develops into deeper and hotter regions, the safety and health of miners require that the workspace be cooled. Toward this end, a high-performance, low-maintenance, nominal capacity 5,000-cfm spray cooler was developed. Further, a series of four 25,000-cfm nominal capacity spray coolers were built and mine tested with satisfactory results. The coolers exceeded the desired operational specifications. Although performance degrades slightly with extended use and virtually no maintenance, they operate at satisfactory performance levels under these conditions.
Publication Date
19840101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1984
NTIS Accession No.
PB85-152460
NTIS Price
A05
Identifying No.
OFR 7-85
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB/85-152460
Performing Organization
Foster-Miller, Inc.
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