Mining Publication: Controlling a Thin-Seam Miner 500 Feet from the Face

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Original creation date: July 1986

Authors: AJ Kwitowski, WH Schiffbauer, WD Mayercheck

Conference Paper - July 1986

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 10005554

Proceedings of the 8th West Virginia University International Mining and Electrotech Conference, Morgantown West Virginia, 7/30- 8/1/86. Morgantown, WV: University of West Virginia, 1986 Jul; :80-85

This report summarizes work sponsored by the Bureau of Mines in the development of a remote operating system (ROS) for controlling a thin-seam continuous miner (TSCM) 500 feet or more distant from the extraction face. Details are provided on ROS subsystems including the continuous miner, video equipment, controls and displays , the electronic control system, and the operator station.

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Conference Paper - July 1986

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 10005554

Proceedings of the 8th West Virginia University International Mining and Electrotech Conference, Morgantown West Virginia, 7/30- 8/1/86. Morgantown, WV: University of West Virginia, 1986 Jul; :80-85


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