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Dust Suppression system for mining vehicles

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018848D
Publication Date: 2003-Aug-18

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Inventors:
Gert Johannes Diedericks Jan Daniel Bosch [+details]
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Patent/Patent Application:
ZA 2002-9316 [+details]

Abstract

The invention provides for a dust suppression system comprising: a scrubber which includes: (a)an inlet, (b)at least one duct, (c)means for drawing air through the at least one duct, (d)a filter for filtering dust laden air, and (d)an outlet; and (e) an inflatable curtain which is connected or connectable to the scrubber so as to be inflated by air from the scrubber, in use, thereby to form a barrier adjacent the scrubber for preventing dust laden air from bypassing the scrubber.