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How to Lower Methane Concentrations Around Longwall Shearers.

Authors
Cecala-AB; Jankowski-RA
Source
Proc Longwall USA 1986 :357-362
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10005916
Abstract
This paper describes how methane levels around longwall shearers can be reduced by directing more available air along the face and over the shearer body during a laboratory evaluation. To address the entire mining cycle, a combination of two techniques is used to dilute and clear the methane liberated by the shearer during cutting. These techniques are inexpensive, easy to install, and require minimal maintenance.
Publication Date
19860101
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1986
Identifying No.
OP 19-88
NIOSH Division
PRC;
Source Name
Proc. Longwall USA (1986) PP. 357-362
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