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Fabrication and Evaluation of Optimized Operator Compartments.
NTIS: PB 284 023 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :34 pages
Optimized operator compartment layouts based on previous Bureau of Mines activities in standardization and optimization of controls were designed and installed in three operating vehicles. Two National Mine Service 48a-36 torkars were modified in production prior to delivery to the Quarto Mining Company An Elkhorn AR-4 scoop owned by Adanac Coal Company was modified in a local rebuild shop. The modified vehicles were then evaluated underground under normal production conditions for a 60-day period. Vehicle operators and management appear well satisfied with the compartment modifications.
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NTIS: PB 284 023 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division