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Discriminating mine fire sensors.
Progress in safety science and technology. Zeng Q, Xie X, Wang L, Qian X, eds. Beijing: Science Press, 1998 Jan; :733-748
Three fire sensors have been developed to discriminate between diesel exhaust and fire products (CO and smoke) for use in underground mines that use diesel-powered equipment. One of the sensors was also found to be able to discriminate between combustion products generated from welding and metal-cutting operations and the combustion products from fires. The principle of operation and test data for each sensor are the subject of this paper.
Underground-mining; Mining-industry; Safety; Mine-safety; Combustion-gases; Fire-safety; Monitors; Monitoring-systems
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Book or book chapter
Zeng-Q; Xie-X; Wang-L; Qian-X
Other Occupational Concerns
Progress in safety science and technology
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