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Recent Research by the Bureau of Mines on the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives.

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Recent Research by the Bureau of Mines on the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives.

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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 3464
ContributionsGerhard, S.L., Holtz, J.C., Huff, W.J.
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Open LibraryOL21749806M

The use of permissible explosives in the coal mines of Illinois (United States. Bureau of Mines. Bulletin) [James Russell Fleming] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The U.S. Bureau of Mines was created in to investigate accidents, advise industry, conduct production and safety research, and teach courses in accident prevention, first aid, and mine rescue. The Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Acts of and set further safety standards for the mining. A mine is an explosive placed underground or underwater that explodes when disturbed, or when remotely triggered. The term originated from the use of mining to go under the enemy's city walls.. Mines, unlike bombs, are placed in situ and then require some other stimulus from a . This part of IEC is applicable to electrical apparatus protected by enclosures and surface temperature limitation for use in areas where combustible dust may be present in quantities which could lead to a fire or explosion hazard.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gerhard, Sherman Leidich, Recent research by the Bureau of Mines on the ignition of firedamp by explosives.

Ignition of firedamp by explosives. (OCoLC) Online version: Lewis, Bernard. Ignition of firedamp by explosives. (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Lewis; Guenther von Elbe; United States.

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Recent research by the Bureau of Mines on the ignition of firedamp by explosives / (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by Sherman Leidich Gerhard, Wilbert James Huff, and J. Holtz (page images at HathiTrust). The ignition of firedamp by permissible explosives is assessed by means of gallery testing conducted by the Bruceton up-and-down method.

Six test series were made in order to analyze the influence. The ignition of firedamp by permissible explosives is assessed by means of gallery testing conducted by the Bruceton up-and-down method.

Six test series were made in order to analyze the influence of several blasting practices in long-holes coal blasting, namely: use of slotted PVC pipes, detonating cord, salt cartridges and double (top and bottom) by: 5.

Research grew from studies of newer explosives and blasting technology for underground coal mines to include applications for all types of mining. During wartime the USBM applied it’s expertise to studies and research that supported national defense. Following World War II, the USBM continued explosives research for industrial applications.

The ignition of firedamp by permissible explosives is assessed by means of gallery testing conducted by the Bruceton up-and-down method. Six test series were made in order to analyze the influence of several blasting practices in long-holes coal blasting, namely: use of slotted PVCCited by: 5.

A HISTORY OF THE BUREAU OF MINES PITTSBURGH RESEARCH CENTER By Robert J. Tuchman1 and Ruth F. Brinkley2 ABSTRACT This report presents the origins of the Bureau of Mines and the evolution of the Pittsburgh Research Center from its inception to its present form.

Areas of major research emphasis over the years, as well asCited by: 7. Frictional ignition of gas during a roof fall.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Report of Investigations11 pp. National Coal Board, Ignition risk from quartz or pyrites. Mining Department. Moscow. (TP B2) Baum, Fi1ipp A. Physics of an Explosion. Vols, (Translation of the Russian) Moscow: Gos izd-vo Fiziko-Matematicheskoe lit-ri. (TP B33) Grant, R. et al Influence of Borehole Freespace on Ignition of Firedamp Recent Research by the Bureau of Mines on the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives.

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Bureau of Mines,]. Influence of Borehole Freespace on Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigations Washington: Dept. of the Interior. (TP G7) Hanna, Norman E., G. Damon, and R. Van Dolah. Goaf frictional ignition and its control measures in underground coal mines Gaofeng Wang University of Wollongong, [email protected] Ting Ren University of Wollongong, [email protected] Christopher David Cook University of Wollongong, [email protected] Research Online is the open access institutional repository for the University of.

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Department of Commerce Washington, D.C. The history of explosives and blasting research at the U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) spans many years, many locations, and wide-ranging applications. This work has been documented in hundreds of publications over the years but there has been no publication that summarizes the totality of the USBM’s explosives and blasting Size: KB.

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The Office of Accidents in Mines and of Firedamp, and the testing station of the Administration of Mines at FrameriesAuthor: Victor. Watteyne. United States Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation No January, IGNITION OF FIREDAMP BY EXPLOSIVES By Lewis, B.

& Elbe, G.V., REPORT OF RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGIC WORK ON EXPLOSIVES, EXPLOSIONS, AND FLAMES, FISCAL YEARS AND By Lewis, Size: KB.

Inthe work was transferred to the newly created United States Bureau of Mines (USBM) in the Department of the Interior.

The first director of this new bureau, Dr. Joseph Holmes, would prove to be a crusader for mine safety. Mechanism of ignition of firedamp by explosives (OCoLC) Online version: Grant, R.L. Mechanism of ignition of firedamp by explosives (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R L Grant; C M Mason; United States.

A paper was also read dealing with new equip- ments, methods and instruments put into service at the IJmuiden research station. Hot-gas Ignition The first phase of a research project at the Bureau of Mines Explosives Research Labora- tory, Pittsburgh, on the problem of hot-gas ignition, has been completed and a report has been published by M Author: W.A.

Kirkby. limits of flammability of gases and vapors PosTHUMus, K. Explosion Regions of Gas Mixtures STRACHE, H. [Explosion Limits and Flash Points in Which One or Two of the Gases Are Endother­ of Combustible Liquids.].

As coal mining developed in Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries, severe mine explosions became common. It was soon discovered that the origin of the explosions was the ignition of mixtures of flammable gas, or firedamp and air, which accumulated in the mines.

Firedamp is essentially methane liberated from coal when pressure is released. It appears, however, that more explosives have been used in industry for peaceful purposes than in all the wars put together.1,2 According to U.S. Bureau of Mines reports, industrial consumption.

Author of Investigation of A Laboratory Test For Determination of the Free-Swelling Index of Coal, Physical Properties of Mine Rock, Laboratory Experiments in Electrokinetic Densification of Mill Tailings (in Two Parts), Vanadium, Surface Subsidence Over Longwall Panels in the Western United States, Podiform Chromite Occurrences in the Caribou Mountain and Lower Kanuti River Areas, Central.

The Mines Regulations (“the Regulations”) are intended to protect people working at mines in Great Britain by ensuring that there is a duty on the mine operator to manage and control the major hazards at mines (fire, flammable/explosive gases and dust, ground movement, inrushes of water orFile Size: 52KB.

New York Operations Office and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust) Hartmann, Irving: Frictional ignition of gas by mining machines / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), also by United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust). Bureau of Mines Safety Research Center, research and development activities: fisical yearby staff, Safety Research Center Technical Report On July 1,the Explosives Research Center merged with the Health and Safety Research and Testing Center to form the Safety Research Center, with facilities at Pittsburgh and Bruceton, Pa.

Rossi, B. () Control of Noxious Gases in Blasting Work and New Methods of Testing Industrial Explosives, NTIS (translated from Russian; Tech.

Translation No. TT). Google Scholar Strang, J. and MacKenzie-Wood, P. () A Manual on Mines Rescue and Gas Detection Weston and Co., Kiama, by: 1. sible explosives had a great effect on reducing the number of underground explosions.

When the original tests on explosives were developed, very little was known about the mechanism of the ignition of methane-air mixtures. The USBM considered this one of its most fundamental research problems.

The first approach to solving it was to view itFile Size: 2MB. Potential ignition hazards associated with compressed-air blasting using a compressor underground / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by N. Hanna and Netherlands International Conference of Directors of Mine Safety Research (9th.

Makers of Explosives, the Bureau of Mines, and other government agencies. The Explosives Technol-ogy Project oversees and updates the Forest Service’s Fireline Explo-sives Qualified Products list and has helped implement the adoption of a wireless blasting device.

Ground Ignition Systems The Ground Ignition Systems Project evaluates devices. work of the British Department of Mines with that of the United States Bureau of Mines, and of the studies made in regard to coal-dust explosions.

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The Bureau of Mines report proposes a new methodology for estimating industrial dust explosion hazards in terms of three probabilities or cofactors: The dispersion of the dust, the existence of a flammable-dust concentration, and the presence of an effective source of ignition.

The authors thank Joseph L. Condon, research supervisor, Denver (Colo.) Research Center, and David E. Siskind of Twin Cities (Minn.) Research Center, Bureau of Mines, for their assistance in planning and data analysis.

3 The authors are especially indebted to James A. Gould of Philip R. Burger. Genealogy profile for Sherman Leidich Gerhard Recent research by the Bureau of Mines on the ignition of firedamp by explosives; view all Sherman Leidich Gerhard's Timeline.

Birth of Sherman. Pennsylvania, United States. Methane and methane plus coal dust explosion fatalities linked to ignition sources in intake air courses of underground coal mines from to Numbers of fatalities per category were weighted by ignition source uncertainties of the Pyro No.

9 disaster and the Double R explosion. Download: Download full-size image; Fig. 4 Cited by: saa as/nzs explosive atmospheres part equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t". Ignition and control of burning of coal mine refuse / ([Washington, D.C.]: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by James W.

Myers and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) How fires start in mines /, by K.

Marshall and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust). The U.S. Bureau of Mines determined minimum dust layer ignition temperatures on a hot surface for several dusts, using a test procedure recommended by the National Academy of Sciences.

The dusts included coal, three oil shales, lycopodium spores, corn starch, grain, and brass powder. This paper describes dust explosibility research in full-scale experimental mines and a L laboratory chamber at the U.S.

Bureau of Mines and in a 1-m[sup +3] laboratory chamber at Fike Corporation. The purpose of this research is to improve safety in mining and other industries that manufacture, process, or use combustible dusts.Research and technologic work on explosives, explosions, and flames: fiscal year / ([Washington, D.C.] U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, []), by Ruth F. Brinkley, Robert W. Van Dolah, and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust).ic / bureau of mines apparatus for demonstrating electrical ignition of mine gas, pb, $ 6 IC / RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE USBM ON CERTAIN QUESTIONS OF SAFETY AS OF 10/1/, pb, $ 4 IC / MINING AND MILLING METHODS AND COSTS AT THE GOLDEN MESSENGER MINE OF THE UNITED GOLD MINES CORPORATION, YORK, MONTANA, pb, $