|Document ID (ISN)||77754|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Contract Research Report CRR 407/2002
||Yardley E.D., Stace L.R.
Health and Safety Executive
||Fire safety testing of conveyor belts
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2002. x, 85p. Illus. 20 ref. Price: GBP 15.00.
||The fire propagation test gallery used for large-scale approval testing of the fire behaviour of conveyor belts in the United Kingdom was shut down in the year 2000. The objectives of this research project were to characterize the test gallery, to identify and develop small scale laboratory tests that could be used to examine the fire behaviour of conveyor belts in the absence of the large scale facility; and to understand the importance of changes in test conditions on the performance of belts currently approved for use in coal mines. A new small-scale test method has been developed that adequately simulates the performance of the large-scale test.
||conveyors; coal mining; flammability testing
||description of equipment; fire behaviour; flame spread; United Kingdom; standard; simulation facilities; test laboratories; approval; description of technique; report
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Mining and quarrying