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ASTM International - ASTM C737-02

Standard Specification for Limestone for Dusting of Coal Mines

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 December 2002
Status: inactive
Page Count: 2
ICS Code (Non-metalliferous minerals): 73.080
scope:

1.1 This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to prevent coal dust explosions.

Note 1-In coal mine operations, limestone is dusted onto coal exposures in sufficient amount so that not less than 65 % of all loose dust shall be limestone. With such a concentration of limestone, explosions cannot initiate or be propagated from nearby gas explosions. The limestone must be substantially dry in order to dust satisfactorily.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

abstract:

This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to prevent coal dust explosions. The limestone shall conform to the chemical composition requirements prescribed. The... View More

Document History

December 1, 2013
Standard Specification for Limestone for Dusting of Coal Mines (Withdrawn 2022)
1.1 This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to reduce risk of coal dust explosions. Note 1—Limestone can serve as a source of incombustible material in coal mine...
December 1, 2008
Standard Specification for Limestone for Dusting of Coal Mines
1.1 This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to prevent coal dust explosions. Note 1—Limestone can serve as a source of incombustible material in coal mine...
ASTM C737-02
December 10, 2002
Standard Specification for Limestone for Dusting of Coal Mines
1.1 This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to prevent coal dust explosions. Note 1—In coal mine operations, limestone is dusted onto coal exposures in sufficient...
June 10, 1997
Standard Specification for Limestone for Dusting of Coal Mines
1.1 This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to prevent coal dust explosions. Note-In coal mine operations, limestone is dusted onto coal exposures in sufficient...
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