skip shaft

skip shaft

[′skip ‚shaft]
(mining engineering)
A mine shaft prepared for hauling a skip.
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Due to the small ventilation resistance and large cross section, the volume of airflow is large, and the fresh air is polluted by dust in the skip shaft during the real application.
Field application proved that the dust collector meets the design requirements and can be used into the underground metal mine for the purification of the inlet air from the main shaft or skip shaft.
Global Banking News-May 24, 2013--MMC Norilsk Nickel - The first stage of modernization of skip shaft No.
Even though plenty of what once stood here has since succumbed to the weather and crumbled away, there is still rich evidence of the work that went on, with disused skip shafts, tramways and chimney stacks as far as you can see.