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Slower speed, new pick metals may reduce ignition hazards.
Coal Age 1977 Nov; 82(11):1
This paper discusses the effect of steel shank and tungsten carbide inserts presently used in continuous-mining machines. The results of tests on several hard materials that could be used as substitutes are also given.
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