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Document ID (ISN)43737
CIS number 85-807
ISSN - Serial title 0409-2961 - Bezopasnost' truda v promyšlennosti
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ševčenko Ju.A., Il'inskij Ė.G., Ovčarov V.K., Gladkov Ju.A.
Title Life-support chamber for mine rescue
Original title Kompleks boks-bazy gornospasatel'noj [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1983, No.10, p.33-34. Illus.
Abstract Description of a portable chamber to provide mine rescue workers with an underground base of operations. The chamber has a tubular frame and a rubberised fabric cover. It is divided into a large and a small compartment, with the small compartment serving as an airlock. Fresh air and cooling are provided by the compressed-air supply of the mine. The chamber is usable in atmospheres containing up to 5% carbon monoxide, 30% carbon dioxide, 5% methane, and high densities of smoke, and at temperatures up to 50░C.
Descriptors (primary) rescue equipment; mine rescue
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization