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An overview of life support breathing apparatus technology.
Mining applications of life support technology. Proceedings: Bureau of Mines technology transfer seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 20, 1986. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 9134, 1987 Jan; :3-25
This paper provides an overview of life support technology available today that is designed to meet the requirements of emergency escape following a mine disaster. The basic kinds of escape breathing apparatus are described, and U.S. and foreign experience with this technology is examined.
Mining-research; Breathing-apparatus; Underground-mining; Life-support-systems; Mine-safety; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Self-contained-breathing-apparatus; Self-contained-self-rescuers; Mine-disasters; Mining-industry; Mine-rescue; Mine-escapes
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Mining applications of life support technology. Proceedings: Bureau of Mines technology transfer seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 20, 1986
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