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Continuous miner spray considerations for optimizing scrubber performance in exhaust ventilation systems

@article{Organiscak2010ContinuousMS,
  title={Continuous miner spray considerations for optimizing scrubber performance in exhaust ventilation systems},
  author={John A. Organiscak and T. W. Beck},
  journal={Mining Engineering},
  year={2010},
  volume={62},
  pages={41-46}
}
A majority of continuous mining machines employ a water spray system and a machine mounted flooded-bed scrubber to suppress and capture dust during coal mining. These machine mounted dust control systems must be designed to function within the localized face ventilation system at the mining section to control both dust and methane. Spray systems can impede or improve the scrubber effectiveness in controlling dust or methane at the mining face. Laboratory experiments were conducted to examine… Expand

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