Running-Out

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Running-Out

 

the transfer of ore from a working space or accumulation reservoir of a mine under the action of gravity. Running-out in dump cars, automatic dumpers, and conveyors is done on so-called runout structures. The moistness and granulometric composition of the ore, as well as the construction parameters of the runout equipment, influence the intensity of the process.

REFERENCE

Malakhov, G. M., V. R. Bezukh, and P. D. Petrenko. Teoriia i praktika vypuska obrushennoi rudy, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1968.
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