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Thermal Recovery System for Reducing Mine Refrigeration and Energy Needs.
Cardenas-RL; Torbin-RN; McCoy-JF
NTIS: PB 87-221149 :184 pages
This report describes a project to evaluate alternative energy recovery systems. A turbine-generator system was selected, designed, installed, and operated at the Hecla Lucky Friday Mine. Performance data was collected indicating that actual system efficiency was close to predicted values. The system clearly demonstrated the usefulness of thermal energy recovery techniques and has operated successfully over a period of 1 year.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 87-221149
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division