Corrosive and Erosive Effects of Acid Mine Waters on Metals and Alloys for Mine Pumping Equipment and Drainage Facilities: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

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From Summary: "This report presents data on the corrosive and erosive effects of acid mine waters in the anthracite region on metals and alloys for pumping equipment and drainage facilities necessary to remove or control this water. This report is based on field tests conducted cooperatively by the Armco Steel Corp. and the Federal Bureau of Mines from January 1953 to June 1954 to determine the most suitable materials for constructing pumping equipment designed to handle these acid mine waters."

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58 p. : ill.

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Ash, S. H.; Dierks, H. A.; Felegy, E. W.; Huston, K. M.; Kennedy, D. O.; Miller, P. S. et al. 1955.

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  • Main Title: Corrosive and Erosive Effects of Acid Mine Waters on Metals and Alloys for Mine Pumping Equipment and Drainage Facilities: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania
  • Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 555

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From Summary: "This report presents data on the corrosive and erosive effects of acid mine waters in the anthracite region on metals and alloys for pumping equipment and drainage facilities necessary to remove or control this water. This report is based on field tests conducted cooperatively by the Armco Steel Corp. and the Federal Bureau of Mines from January 1953 to June 1954 to determine the most suitable materials for constructing pumping equipment designed to handle these acid mine waters."

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58 p. : ill.

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  • January 1953 - June 1954

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Ash, S. H.; Dierks, H. A.; Felegy, E. W.; Huston, K. M.; Kennedy, D. O.; Miller, P. S. et al. Corrosive and Erosive Effects of Acid Mine Waters on Metals and Alloys for Mine Pumping Equipment and Drainage Facilities: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, report, 1955; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12712/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.