incline shaft

incline shaft

[′in‚klīn ‚shaft]
(mining engineering)
A shaft which has been dug at an angle to the vertical to follow the depth of the lode.
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The seventh international conference on mine hoisting since 1973 covered brakes and brake controls for incline shaft systems; shaft guides; innovative systems; drives and drive controls; hoisting system elements; health, safety, and risk; new and upgraded shaft systems; underground materials handing; and designing, operating, and maintaining ropes for horizontal transport.
Brave volunteeers went down the incline shaft in order to clear the way for the ore-skips to start bailing.
In consequence of this the old incline shaft has been cleaned out and driving has been resumed at those points of the deepest level where operations were discontinued many years ago.
The complex comprises three 60m deep shafts - an [18 degrees] incline shaft to bring coal to surface via a conveyor belt system and also to allow the transport of heavy equipment to and from underground; a 7m diameter ventilation shaft; and a 6m diameter man-and-materials shaft equipped with an Otis lift which can carry 50 men at a time.
1 m diameter South Vertical Shaft to 510 m level, located close to the Quarries, and the Main Incline Shaft servicing all levels below the 660 m elevation.
The incline shaft will be collared at a 25 degree slope which will increase to a maximum of 40 degrees before it reaches its target depth 146 m below portal elevation after 255 m of development.
Packsetter bags, containing quick-setting grout, are being erected as control barriers to contain the volume and velocity of any possible flow, and to divert such flow into the incline shaft, i.
Tenders are invited for Drivage Of Incline Shaft With Roof Support On Labour Rate Basis From Seam Iv To Seam Ii For Coal Transportation Through Strata Bunker At Naheriya Underground Mine Of Pench Area