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Development of a High Energy Impact Breaker for Shaft Sinking. Initial Feasibility and Field Trials in a Rectangular Shaft.

Authors
Phillips-SHE
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :150 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10001598
Abstract
This report describes the feasibility, development, and field demonstration of a system for shaft sinking employing a high-energy mechanical impact rock breaker and a compatible muck disposal system. The increased shaft sinking rates, decreased costs, and improved safety conditions obtainable by the elimination of the less efficient conventional drill-blast-muck cycles are discussed.
Publication Date
19780101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1978
Identifying No.
OFR 78-79
NIOSH Division
SRC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
Performing Organization
Cementation Company of Am. Inc.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division