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8/1/2003 - Peer reviewed journal articlesLaser-based instruments are used in areas where coal dust ignition presents a safety hazard. This NIOSH study determines when an optical beam may be considered a potential ignition source in underground coal mines or coal storage facilities.
11/1/2018 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article describing two evaluations of the Dust Suppression Hopper (DSH) at industrial sand processing plants.
1/1/1981 - Reports of InvestigationsThe Bureau of Mines investigated coal storage silos to determine how gassy coal must be for methane accumulations in a silo to become hazardous and where such accumulations are likely to occur. Methane concentrations were measured in the open space abov...
1/1/1978 - Reports of InvestigationsThe methane gas emitted from coal samples collected from the conveyor belts dumping into silos was measured. Approximately 50 pct of the total gas desorbed into a sealed can within 1 week was released during the first 24 hours. No simple correlation bet...