THE ROCK-DUST CARTRIDGE METHOD OF STEMMING SHOTS

Fifty per cent. increased lump coal production and at the same time a reduction of from 20 to 40 per cent. in explosive consumption. These results were achieved by the use of the rock-dust cartridge method of stemming shots in the Ruhr coal mines, as announced by Dr. Alfred Stettbacher in the September 1923 number of the Explosive Engineer.
Keywords: cartridge, coal mines, dust, rock, Coal, Coal mine, coal mines, Engineers, Explosion, Explosives, Pressure, Reduction, test, Tests
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