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use of permissible explosives in the coal mines of Illinois

James Russell Fleming

use of permissible explosives in the coal mines of Illinois

by James Russell Fleming

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Explosives.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Explosives.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James R. Fleming and John W. Koster. Illinois coal-mining investigations cooperative agreement ...
    Series[U.S.] Bureau of mines. Bulletin, 137
    ContributionsKoster, John W., joint author., Illinois. State geological survey., Illinois. University. Engineering experiment station.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN23 .U4 no. 137
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 110 p. incl. tables.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6612919M
    LC Control Number18026113
    OCLC/WorldCa271906

      Propellant for gun bullet or rockets, fireworks, and special effects are the most common applications for low explosives. But even though high explosives are safer, low explosives are still in use today in some countries for mining applications, basically for cost reasons. In the US, Black Powder for civil use is outlawed since A dangerous mine atmosphere is one that is or is likely to become poisonous to breathe, deficient in oxygen, or explosive. Q: What is the specific gravity of normal air? A: Q: Write down the chemical symbols of Methane and Hydrogen Sulfide. A: CH 4 and H 2 S Q: Name the common gases found in coal mines following a mine fire or explosion? A.

    Short-flame or "permissible" explosives developed. Mine Safety Law. First pulverized coal firing in electric power plants. Federal Mineral Leasing Act. All-time high U.S. employment of , bituminous coal and lignite miners. First dragline excavators built especially for surface mining. Walking dragline excavators developed. Any person, firm or corporation who shall sell for use in the coal mines in this State any permissible explosive not stamped as herein required, or who shall knowingly sell for use in coal mines in this State any permissible explosive which is untruthfully branded or stamped, and any person, firm or corporation being a manufacturer of permissive explosives, or the agent of any such.

    m) Explosives and blasting; use of permissible explosives. Only permissible explosives as defined in Article 20 of the Illinois Coal Mining Act of as amended shall be used in sinking shafts and slopes. n) Use of nonpermissible explosives; approved by the Department. the occurrence of methane gas explosions. This advance in permissible explosives gave the mining industry a safe and effective alternative to black powder. Since the start of the USBM explosives testing program, there has been no mine disaster linked to proper use of permissible explosives.


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Use of permissible explosives in the coal mines of Illinois by James Russell Fleming Download PDF EPUB FB2

62 Ill. Adm. Code (Use of Permissible explosives in Underground Coal Mines)/ 62 Ill. Adm. Code (Procedures for Holding Mining Board Examinations) Explosives and Aggregate The Illinois Explosives Act ( ILCS ) governs the storage, use, acquisition, possession, disposal, and transfer of explosive materials.

The Fluorspar and. Technical Report: Use of permissible explosives in the coal mines of Illinois. Use of permissible explosives in the coal mines of Illinois.

Full Record; Other Related Research; Authors: Fleming, J R; Koster, J W Publication Date: Mon Jan 01 EST Research Org. From Introduction: "The report deals briefly with the dangers of black blasting powder now in such common use in coal mining.

It discusses the development of permissible explosives and their introduction into Illinois coal mines and points out the characteristic differences between permissible explosives and black blasting powder.

ignition of coal dust by permissible explosives Download ignition of coal dust by permissible explosives or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get ignition of coal dust by permissible explosives book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you. Authors: Storm, C G Publication Date: Sat Jan 01 EST Research Org.: Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC (USA) OSTI Identifier: use of permissible explosives in underground coal mines (ISEE ).

Over the past several decades continuous and longwall mining have become the dominant methods of extracting coal in underground coal mines; therefore, the demand for permissible explosives has declined.

( ILCS /) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. ) Sec. State Mine Inspectors, and the accredited representatives of the coal operators and coal miners shall have authority to sample explosives used for blasting purposes in coal mines in the State of Illinois or kept on hand for sale or intended for shipment for use in such mines, and for such purposes they may enter upon the premises of.

The history of coal-mine explosions in Illinois for 50 years is reviewed, pointing out that in this half century fatalities were caused thereby. An exhaustive table states causes of explosions and any other known contributory factors, with recommendations for avoiding future disasters.

The current Bureau of Mines active list of permissible explosives includes 71 brands. Eleven are gelatinous, 56 are the granular type, and four are water-gel explosives, an entirely new type of ammonium nitrate-based explosive for use in coal mines.

The list of permissible blasting devices comprises five Cardox models. The Centralia Coal Company Mine No. 5 is located about two miles south of Centralia, Washington County, Illinois. A coal-dust explosion occurred in this mine at p.m., Maresulting in the death of men.

The hazards which naturally prevail in underground coal mines, always severe and unpredictable due to the loosely-consolidated strata in which coal is frequently found, are increased by the commonly-occurring combination of coal dust, methane, and explosives. It was recognized by the mid-nineteenth.

Centralia Coal Company Mine No. 5 Centralia, Washington County, Illinois By Harold L. Walker, Director, The Centralia Coal Company Mine No. 5 is located about two miles south of Centralia, Washington County, Illinois.

A coal-dust explosion occurred in this mine at p.m., Maresulting in the death of men. The mine is considered gassy by the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals and by the United States Bureau of Mines. Methane gas had been detected, by the use of the flame safety lamp, times in the 60 days previous to the last inspection by the State mining inspector on Download Coal Mine Explosives ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to Coal Mine Explosives book pdf for free now. Coal Mine Explosives. Author: Joseph Edgar Tiffany Ignition Of Coal Dust By Permissible Explosives.

Author: Irving Hartmann ISBN: UOM Years ago, permissible explosives were developed for use in underground coal and other gassy mines. Permissibles were formulated with salt to lower their flame temperatures and prevent gas explosions. Today, in surface coal mines, detonating cord and other devices that carry an open flame are still used to fragment thick coal.

(2) One of the first men to enter the 7 E. was thought by some to have been carrying some detonators or explosives (permissible explosives were used at this mine) which were accidentally discharged, initiating a coal dust explosion.

Coal dust was ignited. Great violence extended 1, feet from the faces. All violence was within 2, feet. The use of permissible explosives, (Washington, Govt. print. off., ), by John Joseph Rutledge and Clarence Hall (page images at HathiTrust) The production of coal and coke in Canada during the calendar year [electronic resource] / (Ottawa: Govt.

Print. Bureau, ), by John McLeish and Canada. Mines Branch (page images at HathiTrust). Explosives in Underground Coal Mining. In underground coal mines and some tunnels, the risk of methane or coal dust explosion exists. In order to minimize this risk, it is necessary to use specially designed no-spark lights, lamps, electric equipment, special detonators, special explosives, and special procedures and rules of operation.

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In a gassy mine such examinations shall include tests with a permissible flame safety lamp for methane and oxygen deficiency.

Bulletin Volume [Mines, United States. Bureau of] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bulletin Volume in Illinois Coal Mine. The Company The company operates nine coal-mining facilities, including surface and underground mines, in southern Illinois.

The Challenge Coal is America’s most important source of power. It generates more than 43 percent of all electric utility and industrial power produced in the United States.) Inthe Bureau’s budget was cut to one-half of the funding level, and coal mine fire and coal dust explosion research was limited to just a few explosion demonstrations.

Ina new laboratory investigation was started to study the causes, behavior, and control of mine fires.