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full face method [1 record]

Record 1 2013-09-30


Subject field(s)
  • Extraction Procedures - Various (Mining)
  • Excavation (Construction)

A method of tunnelling or drifting whereby the whole area of the face is blasted out each round ...


The English method of blasting used for adits, tunnels, and drifts. The full section is drilled and then blasted in one operation.


  • Procédés d'extraction divers (Exploit. minière)
  • Fouilles (Construction)

Une méthode de fonçage de tunnel et de galerie suivant laquelle la surface entière du front de taille est sautée à chaque volée [...]


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