A parachute-type stopping intended for changing the course of mine ventilation air during mine emergencies has been designed and tested. Some production uses are also visualized for metal mines. Preliminary tests in the laboratory and underground indicate that the parachute stopping is a workable concept, but further developmental research is required.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Mines

    Pittsburg Mining and Safety Research Center
    Pittsburgh, PA  United States  15213
  • Authors:
    • Kissell, F N
    • Thimons, E D
    • Vinson, R P
  • Publication Date: 1985-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00091838
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BuMines-TRR-90 Res. Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 10 1976 12:00AM