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Sorption investigations of methane on coal.
Perkins JH; Cervik J
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, TPR-14, :1-6
The Bureau of Mines has conducted desorption work on fine coal particles at near atmospheric pressure. An apparatus has been developed that uses a capacitance manometer to measure desorption of methane from coal particles up to 2 inches in diameter and pressures up to 1,000 psi. This will make it possible to duplicate the desorption process as it occurs in its natural underground environment.
Mine-gases; Mining-industry; Methanes; Methane-drainage; Methane-control; Explosive-gases; Explosive-atmospheres; Underground-mining; Coal-mining; Control-technology; Engineering-controls
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, TPR-14
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