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Development and Testing Services of a Fire Protection System for Coal Augers.


PB249865

Publication Date 1975
Personal Author Lease, W.
Page Count 14
Abstract The objective of this study was to determine and define fire hazard problems common to a surface coal mine auger and install upon it a fire sensing and fire suppression system. This study successfully accomplished its objective and as a result of this project such protective systems are being voluntarily installed on coal auger machines.
Keywords
  • Coal mining
  • Augers
  • Fire protection
  • Surface mining
  • Fire detection systems
  • Fire extinguishing agents
  • Safety engineering
Source Agency
  • Bureau of Mines
NTIS Subject Category
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
Corporate Authors Lease 'AFEX', Inc., Raleigh, N.C.; BUREAU OF Mines, Washington, D.C.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Final rept. Mar-Oct 75.
NTIS Issue Number 197610
Contract Number
  • S0251046
Development and Testing Services of a Fire Protection System for Coal Augers.
Development and Testing Services of a Fire Protection System for Coal Augers.
PB249865

  • Coal mining
  • Augers
  • Fire protection
  • Surface mining
  • Fire detection systems
  • Fire extinguishing agents
  • Safety engineering
  • Bureau of Mines
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • S0251046
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