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Design Criteria for Panic Bars and Auger Miner Safety - 7 Volume Set. Volume 1 - Continuous Miners.
NTIS: PB/240-426 :128 pages
The first part of the final report outlines the necessity and requirements for panic bars on mine face equipment. Mechanical and electrical drawings of the various face equipment models most frequently encountered in the underground coal mines in the United States are given, and various types of panic bar installations that are being recommended are defined. Volume 1 provides design criteria for the installation of panic bars on continuous miners.
CP; Final Contract Report;
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Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division