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Development of a mobile, hi-rise work platform.
Tate EE; Blout BO
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 43-82, 1981 Apr; :1-56
This report describes the design, development, and manufacture of a prototype roof bolting machine for high rise applications. The machine is designed to traverse a 32-inch entry and rebolt a roof fall area to a height of 28 feet and 10 inches. A chronology of the project, an explanation of design problems, and a description of the solutions are covered. It is concluded that the equipment as designed is suitable for the purpose intended and further testing is recommended.
Mining; Mining industry; Mining equipment; Underground mines; Underground mining
CP; Final Contract Report
OFR 43-82; Contract-H0252074
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 43-82
Barnes & Reinecke, Inc.
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