Blast Hole Production with the Air-Fuel Jet Burner

CIM Bulletin, 1964

D. R. BoyntonSales Development Engineer, Union Carbide Cana da Limited, Linde Gases Division, Toronto, Ont

The Linde jet piercing process is web established in the Introduction of primary blast holes in open-pit iron mines. The air-fuel jet burner represents a truly new approach to pit production and can save as much as 50 per cent compared to existing drilling methods.
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