Full Scale Continuous Miner Dust Gallery

Metadata Updated: March 26, 2018

Full Scale Continuous Miner Dust GalleryLocation: Pittsburgh SiteEvaluating technologies to control respirable dust and face gas levels at continuous miner operations can be difficult in an underground mine environment. Operational variations in ventilation, dust control parameters, machine cutting conditions, and production levels can easily confound such technology assessments. The full-scale continuous miner gallery provides tight control of test parameters so researchers can attribute dust and gas concentration changes to the specific use of one or more control technologies. Within the gallery, researchers can control the face ventilation, water spray parameters, machine mounted dust collector operation, mining height, and mining machine position. Respirable coal mine dust and sulfur hexafloride tracer gas are released between the rotating machine drum and mining face. These airborne contaminates can be measured at multiple locations around the mining machine to study their response to engineering control technologies being tested. Engineering control technologies tested and found to reduce dust and gas levels in the continuous miner dust gallery have a greater chance of success in an underground mine environment.

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Metadata Created Date March 26, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 26, 2018

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