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Wire Rope Applications and Practices Associated With Underground Coal Mining in the United States.
Larsen-CH; Egen-RA; Jones-RD; Cress-HA
NTIS: PB/204-077 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :261 pages
A 9-month study of the uses of wire rope associated with U.S. underground coal mining is reported. Rope applications are broken down into hoisting and nonhoisting applications where "hoisting" refers to transport in vertical and inclined shafts. The former receives the greatest emphasis since it represents the most critical rope application from the standpoint of production and safety. The discussion of hoisting practice includes aspects related to the mine operators as well as those related to the equipment builders and wire rope manufacturers. U. S. State and federal laws regulating hoisting and wire rope use are also presented and discussed. Canadian and other foreign hoisting practice and laws are included.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB/204-077; Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
Battelle Memorial Institute
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