Dust Research in West Cermany

CIM Bulletin, 1964

T. S. Cochrane Fuels and Mining Practice Division, Mines Branch, Dept. of Mines & Technical Surveys, Ottawa, Ont.

This Paper is based. on observations made during a recent visit by the writer to three of the dust research laboratories in West Germany, each of which is mainly concerned with studying the composition and character of the respirable dust produced in mines or at industrial sites . . The. three institutes are discussed as regards their orgamzat1on and duties, their methods of dust sampling and analysis, and recent trends in research and development. An extensive bibliography completes the paper.
Keywords: analysis, coal mining, Pneumoconiosis, quartz, Silicosis Institute, West Germany, Dust, Filters, Mine, Mines, quartz, Research, Rock