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A Prototype Hydride-powered Underground Mining Vehicle.
NTIS: PB 88-118864 :36 pages
This report describes the development, construction, and testing of a hydrogen-fueled underground mining vehicle. A hydrogen burning engine and a hydride fuel system, both previously developed, were installed on a modified utility vehicle, together with the necessary controls. In tests and in actual use, the vehicle performance in terms of speed, acceleration, and gradeability exceeded that of the standard, unmodified vehicle.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 88-118864
Eimco Mining Machinery Int.
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division