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Document ID (ISN)27995
CIS number 77-1554
ISSN - Serial title Trudove na Instituta po higiena, ohrana na truda i profesionalni zaboljavanija
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ivanov B., Bakărdžieva T., Markov P., Dimitrov D.
Title Study of the dust abating effect of water sprays in mine ventilation ducts
Original title Izsledvane na obezprašavaštija efekt na orositelni ustrojstva văv ventilacionni trăboprovodi v minite [in Bulgarian]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1976, Vol.22, No.2, p.59-67. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract When a mine is ventilated by main drawing ventilation or combined primary and auxiliary ventilation, it is often necessary to clean the dust-laden air before its evacuation to another section. This can be effected by water spraying in the suction duct. Description of a device developed in Bulgaria, combining a mist generator (with water and compressed air supply) with a water spray unit installed downstream from it. Tests yielded a 67% reduction in dust levels; water consumption was 6l/min, air pressure 5bar and water pressure 4bar.
Descriptors (primary) dust control; mining industry; mine ventilation; water spraying
Descriptors (secondary) experimental determination; ducts
Document type -
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
Ventilation