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Design of reusable explosion-proof bulkheads for a crosscut refuge chamber.
Hoadley-D; Kingery-DS; Maser-KR
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0133050, 1975 Nov; :1-266
Included in this report is an in-depth study leading to the design of reusable bulkheads which can be used to convert a crosscut to an emergency refuge chamber. Also included are a study of existing permanent and portable bulkhead designs and a study centering on the eventual use of rescue chambers in underground coal mines.
Mining-industry; Underground-mining; Mine-disasters; Mine-fires; Engineering-controls
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 48-76; Contract-H0133050
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Contract H0133050
Foster-Miller Assoc., Inc.
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