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Rock Dust Partnership


Photo of in-mine test of hydrophobic rock dust dispersibilityThis partnership addresses issues about using rock dust to prevent coal dust explosions.

Last meeting: 12/5/2017 - Action items - Presentations

Next meeting: 11/15/2018

Recent outputs

Final Summary Report: Large-scale Dust Explosions: Treated vs. Non-treated Rock Dust

Publication: Design and development of a rock dust dispersion chamber to quantify the dispersibility of rock dust 

Publication: Particle size and surface effects on explosibility using a 20-L chamber