Hydraulic Support

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hydraulic Support

 

a mining support in which the load-bearing elements (pillars or props), movement of the support, and the shifting of ceilings, protective coverings, and auxiliary units are performed by means of hydraulic devices.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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