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full face method [1 record]

Record 1 2013-09-30

English

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

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

DEF

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

French

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

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

Spanish

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