T esting Gravity-Operated Mine Hoist Braking Systems

The paper discusses the equipment and methods used to establish sorne of the characteristics of a braking system. Sorne typical tests are des~ ribed and an explanation of the appro~ch used to derive information from the recorder charts is given.
Keywords: Brakes, Braking, Braking systems, braking, deceleration, hoist, Ontario, South Africa, conveyance, Conveyances, Emergency, Equipment, Hoists, test, Tests
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