hoisting cycle

hoisting cycle

[′hȯist·iŋ ‚sī·kəl]
(mining engineering)
The periods of acceleration, uniform speed, retardation, and rest; the deeper the shaft, the greater is the ratio of the time of full-speed hoisting to the whole cycle.
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The control system provides rope oscillation control (ROC) during the hoisting cycle.
The mucking and hoisting cycle takes about eight hours.
It is protected from electromagnetic interference and repeated hoisting cycle temperature extremes, which may range anywhere between -47[degrees]C (-50[degrees]F) and +53[degrees]C (+120[degrees]F.
According to Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) data, many of the shaft-related accidents in the United States are associated with the hoisting cycle and maintenance operations.