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Evaluation of Mine Illumination Systems Using Numerical Modeling
The analysis of a machine-luminaire configuration is a time consuming process requiring the construction of a machine mockup, installation of a designated lighting arrangement, and an extensive set of illumination measurements.

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Underground Coal Mine Lighting Handbook
This Bureau of Mines report has been prepared as a complete reference on underground coal mine lighting.  This report discusses system design criteria and procedures, data and specifications to aid in selection of suitable mine lighting hardware, and guidelines for system installation and maintenance.

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Mine Illumination: A Historical and Technological Perspective
In 1914, two engineers from the USBM, John Ryan and George Deike, formed the Mine Safety Appliances Company and began work with Thomas Edison to develop personal electric lamps.  By this time, more efficient tungsten filaments had replaced the older carbon filaments, drastically improving light output from the bulbs, and Edison was able to design a small-scale, rechargeable battery that could be carried on a minerís belt.  The Edison electric cap lamp was approved by the USBM in 1915 (Clark and Ilsley 1917).  Electric lamps gained acceptance and eventually replaced the older technologies.
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Safety in Night Work Operations
Includes statistics developed from night work construction sites.

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Nightstick by Bayco Products, Inc.
Nightstick, designed and manufactured by Bayco Products, Inc., is a global brand of professional lighting products including flashlights, headlamps and Intrinsically Safe lighting solutions used in mining that exceed the industry standards in performance, quality, user-safety and value.

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Shelly, Twinsburg Risk Reduction Project: Night Work
We seek to be known as World Class when it comes to Night Work, especially as it relates to our business growth.

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