coal dust explosion

explosión por polvo de carbón

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  • Coal dust — is a fine powdered form of coal, which is created by the crushing, grinding, or pulverizing of coal. Because of the brittle nature of coal, coal dust can be created during mining, transportation, or by mechanically handling coal. Contents 1 Risks …   Wikipedia

  • Dust explosion — A dust explosion is the fast combustion of dust particles suspended in the air in an enclosed location. Coal dust explosions are a frequent hazard in underground coal mines, but dust explosions can occur where any powdered combustible material is …   Wikipedia

  • dust explosion — noun An explosion resulting from the ignition of small concentrations of flammable dust (eg coal dust or flour) in the air • • • Main Entry: ↑dust …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coal torpedo — A coal torpedo. This example was prepared as a model, with a partial coal dust coating and the plug left out. It was found in Jefferson Davis office by Union General Edward Ripley when Union forces captured Richmond in April 1865. The coal… …   Wikipedia

  • Dust — For other uses, see Dust (disambiguation). A dust storm blankets Texas homes, in 1935. Dust consists of particles in the atmosphere that arise from various sources such as soil dust lifted up by wind (an Aeolian process), volcanic eruptions, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Coal mining — Men leaving a UK colliery at the close of a shift Surface coal mining in Wyo …   Wikipedia

  • Explosion — For other meanings of explosion , explode and similar, see Explosion (disambiguation). Detonation of explosives …   Wikipedia

  • Coal seam fire — A coal seam fire near Denniston, New Zealand A coal seam fire or mine fire is the underground smouldering of a coal deposit, often in a coal mine. Such fires have economic, social and ecological impacts. They are often started by lightning, grass …   Wikipedia

  • coal — coalless, adj. /kohl/, n. 1. a black or dark brown combustible mineral substance consisting of carbonized vegetable matter, used as a fuel. Cf. anthracite, bituminous coal, lignite. 2. a piece of glowing, charred, or burned wood or other… …   Universalium

  • coal mining — Coal was very important in the economic development of Britain. It was used as fuel in the factories built during the Industrial Revolution and continued to be important until the 1980s. The main coalfields are in north east England, the north… …   Universalium

  • Coal breaker — A coal breaking plant, depicted on a postcard in 1907. A coal breaker was a coal processing plant which broke coal into various useful sizes. Coal breakers also removed impurities from the coal (typically slate) and deposited them into a culm… …   Wikipedia

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