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Preparation Characteristics of Coal from the Ohio Coalfield.

Authors
Zeilinger-JE
Source
NTIS: PB 209 536 :72 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10008854
Abstract
This Bureau of Mines report describes the preparation characteristics of the significant coalbeds of the Ohio coalfield. Washability analyses were made on 39 coalbed samples collected from a 14-county area. None of the samples were of metallurgical quality as received. Nine of the samples could be sufficiently upgraded to produce metallurgical-grade products, and the remaining 30 samples could not be upgraded to this quality because their sulfur contents could not be lowered to meet the standard. For steam or power generation, 10 of the samples were of medium sulfur content as received and one could be upgraded to a low sulfur content. Of the 29 samples having a high sulfur content as received, 18 could be upgraded to a medium sulfur content. The original sulfur content of the other 11 samples having a high sulfur content as received can be appreciably reduced by removal of the sink 1.58 Specific gravity material; however, these coals would be classified as high sulfur coals both before and after removals of the sink 1.58 Specific gravity material.
Publication Date
19720101
Document Type
IH; Report of Investigation;
Fiscal Year
1972
NTIS Accession No.
PB-209536
NTIS Price
A05
Identifying No.
RI 7616
NIOSH Division
PERC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB 209 536
State
OH;
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