cap lamp


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cap lamp

[′kap ‚lamp]
(mining engineering)
The lamp a miner wears on his safety hat or cap for illumination.
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A new generation of the Johnny Light Cap Lamp has been created to meet the requests of Sudbury miners.
Conversely, the new LED lights for the cap lamp have a life of 10,000 hours, meaning that at an average of 2,000 to 2,500 hours of work per year, the average miner will find the lamp lasting up to five years.
to combine a cap lamp and a two-way radio for miners, and after four-and-a-half years of testing and going through various approval procedures, the cap lamp hit the marketplace.