Drilling for Firedamp (1971)

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  • Featuring

    Wally K. Daly

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Training film/TV programme

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Methane Drainage Archive


Intended for all those who are involved with drilling boreholes for firedamp drainage, the film outlines the reasons for methane drainage, the siting of the boreholes and the five basic drills used. It demonstrates the complete cycle of drilling a borehole, and discusses t he organisation, methods and techniques which will speed the work. Intended for mining engineers.

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