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Borehole Shear Tester: Equipment and Technique.
MISSING :19 pages
This Bureau of Mines paper describes the use of the borehole shear tester (bst) in mines. Assembly and procedure sections explain how the equipment is assembled and used properly. Schematics of the bst, limitations, test hole specifications, data recording, and calculations are all explained briefly, and an example of the data collecting and calculations is given to assist understanding.
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Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division