Mining Publication: In-Mine Evaluation of Underground Fire and Smoke Detectors

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Original creation date: October 1978

Conference Paper - October 1978

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 10000336

Proceedings of the Fourth WVU Conference on Coal Mine Electrotechnology, Morgantown WV, Aug 2-4, 1978. Morgantown WV: University of West Virginia, 1978 Oct; :18-1 - 18-15

The current state of the art of fire and smoke detection technology is reviewed from the standpoint of suitability for use in underground metal and nonmetal mines. Detection modes, fire signatures, and environmental considerations are included. Preliminary results of long-term, in-mine tests are presented.

Authors: RE Griffin

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Conference Paper - October 1978

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 10000336

Proceedings of the Fourth WVU Conference on Coal Mine Electrotechnology, Morgantown WV, Aug 2-4, 1978. Morgantown WV: University of West Virginia, 1978 Oct; :18-1 - 18-15


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