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Continuous Monitoring System for Mine Gas Concentrations Using Tube Bundles.
NTIS: PB 247 196 :15 pages
A continuous-monitoring system has been developed for analyses of mine gas concentrations associated with spontaneous combustion, mine fires, and explosive and toxic levels. The analysis center, which is linked to sample locations by polyethylene tubes in bundles, has been successfully field tested by the federal Bureau of Mines for analyzing carbon monoxide and oxygen; a computational scheme has been developed to process the data at the site. This report contains information on the design, purchase, installation, and maintenance of the tube-bundle system. A brief comparison of the tube-bundle system with the underground-analysis system and plans for future research are also included.
IH; Report of Investigations
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 247 196
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division