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A Continuous-recording Methanometer for Exhaust Fan Monitoring.
Irani-MC; Tall-A; Bench-BM; Jeran-PW
NTIS: PB 237 047 :18 pages
The Bureau of Mines, in cooperation with the Mine Safety Appliances Company, has developed a continuous-recording methanometer utilizing a catalytic combustion detector. The methanometer, which is presently operating at 22 exhaust fans at 14 mines in the eastern coalfields, is reliable and simple to install, operate, and maintain. The instrument and the details of its installation and calibration are described. Analytical data obtained by infrared spectrophotometer and gas chromatograph are presented to substantiate its reliability.
IH; Report of Investigations
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 237 047
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