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Practical Reduction of Noise from Chutes and Screens in Coal Cleaning Plants.
Ungar-EE; Dym-CL; Rubin-MN
NTIS: PB/265-344 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :74 pages
Some fundamental facts regarding noise are summarized. Guidelines for reducing plant noise are indicated, and simple means are discussed for determining whether quieting of specific equipment items will reduce plant noise significantly. Design and installation recommendations are made for quieting chutes by means of dams, impact cushioning pads, impact shields, and damping materials, and for quieting screens by means of resilient decks, lined screen bottoms, drive mechanism enclosures, and side plate additions. A brief account is appended of the wear and productivity performance of resilient materials observed in three coal cleaning plants.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB/265-344 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
Bolt, Beranek & Newman, Inc.
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division