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Methods for evaluating explosives and hazardous materials.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8541, 1972 Jun; :1-48
The methods currently used by the Bureau of Mines to evaluate the sensitivity, strength, incendivity, gaseous products, and physical properties of explosives and hazardous chemicals are described. Included are the tests used to evaluate explosives which are certified as permissible for use in underground coal mines.
Mining-industry; Explosives; Underground-mining; Coal-mining
IH; Information Circular
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Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8541
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