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Effects of humidity on salt mine dust

J. C. Volkwein

Effects of humidity on salt mine dust

a preliminary report

by J. C. Volkwein

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Pgh. [i.e. Pittsburgh], Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salt mines and mining -- Dust control,
  • Mine dusts,
  • Humidity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementby J.C. Volkwein, R.P. Vinson, and E.D. Thimons
    SeriesReport of investigations -- 8519, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 8519
    ContributionsVinson, Robert P, Thimons, Edward D, United States. Bureau of Mines
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16805020M
    LC Control Number80022609

    Breathing the air of the salt cave, the warriors surprisingly quickly regained their strength and overtook the enemy. In the mid 18 th century a Polish health official Felix Botchkowski noticed that the workers of salt mines did not get ill with lung diseases. He wrote a book about the effects of salt dust in Excessive dust accumulation results in deterioration of solar cell's quality and fill factor. Dust promotes dust, so that the performance of PV modules declines exponentially with more dust pile up. High humidity also helps formation of dew on the Cited by:

    A saturated salt solutions is a slushy mixture based on distilled water and a chemically pure salt. Saturated salt/water solutions can be used to calibrate humidity sensors. Note that the values below may vary with several percents due to temperature variations, impurities in salt or water or slow saturation. Effects of moisture content in folding paper. Sheet on left has proper moisture. Sheet on right lacks enough moisture—is dry and brittle—breaks on fold. Effect of Indoor Heating Upon RH and Moisture Content of Kraft Wrapping Paper. NOTE: This table assumes an outdoor relative humidity of 75%. When outdoor RH is less, as isFile Size: KB.

      Salt collects and dries on a road. (Via arbyreed.). This chloride can occasionally impact human water use, mostly because some penetrates into the groundwater we tap for drinking : Joseph Stromberg. According to Transportation Information Service: Salt. At up to 74% relative humidity and 20°C, salt does not absorb any appreciable quantities of water vapor. The critical water content of sodium chloride (NaCl) is % at 74% relative humidity, which is the flow moisture point at which salt begins readily to absorb water vapor, and increases such that, at 75% relative humidity, .


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Volkwein, Robert P. Vinson, Edward D. Thimons U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, - Government publications - 9 pages. A preliminary study was conducted by the Bureau of Mines to determine the effect of humidity on salt mine airborne dust levels.

Results showed less dust where the humidity was elevated. Dust reductions appeared to be dependent on the equilibrium between humidity and salt. Effect of Temperature and Humidity on Salt Mine Environment Vol. 7 72 water vapor in case of dry rock. The influx of moisture is affiliated with the exchange of water vapor in rock salt as it is an example of dry rock (Szlazak et al., ).

In case of halite, the critical humidity aggregates approximately 75%. If relative humidity is lower thanFile Size: KB. Salt therapy benefits may include improvement in respiratory conditions and skin problems as well as increased immune system health and lowered inflammation.

Many doctors remain skeptical about salt therapy benefits, but first hand accounts as well as scientific studies point towards the numerous benefits of salt therapy.

The impact of dust from a nearby mine on local amenity depends on the distance from the mine site and climatic conditions such as wind. Concerns about amenity from mine site dust often relate to "visibility" of dust plumes and dust sources.

Visible dust is usually due to short-term episodes of high emissions, such as from blasting. Workers in salt factories, who inhale large amounts of salt particles, are at risk of high blood pressure due to the increased salt intake.

A study published today in the Open Access journal Environmental Health shows for the first time that breathing in large quantities of salt particles has just the same effect on blood pressure as eating a salty diet.

Perhaps you haven’t heard of salt therapy, but inhaling salt goes back to ancient times. In fact, the benefits of salt therapy were even noted in a book published in by Dr. Felix Boczkowski.

Boczkowski, a physician at the Wieliczka salt mine in Poland, observed a curiously low incidence of respiratory conditions in salt : Katherine Marko. 4. Infiltration of humid air and salt water 1 - 3 have a range of different solutions all of which will effect the air flow rate to some degree but can be configured suitably.

However, I want to ask this forum how they might tackle the issue of salt water and humidity. Is this even a big concern. What are the effects of salt water on the interior. Strataca is a salt mine museum in Hutchinson, Kansas, United was previously known as the Kansas Underground Salt museum is built within one of the world's largest deposits of rock salt and provides the opportunity to go feet ( m) beneath the Earth’s surface.

It is a unique destination attraction for exploring an environment carved from salt Coordinates: 38°02′37″N 97°52′03″W /. Mining and mineral resources have been an important part in the history of civilizations and the Retsof Salt Mine was once one of the largest operations in underground salt mining in the world.

The mine produced millions of tons of rock salt throughout its one hundred and ten year lifetime up to its collapse and flooding in Measurements of humidity-enhanced salt creep in salt mines: Proving the Joffe effect tened to lessen dust and improve compac the testing apparatus was placed in a remote gallery of the.

Health and safety effects of dust; Health and safety effects of dust. From 1 Novemberthe occupational exposure limit (OEL) for respirable dust at coal mines is mg/m 3.

Find out more about the exposure level review. View a review of coal mine dust exposures and associated health outcomes. A. Unlike pepper, table salt is hygroscopic, meaning that because of the net positive charge of its chemical components, or ions, it can attract atmospheric water, which has a net negative charge.

The available data link indoor relative humidity to dust mites, although insufficient research has been performed to untangle the effects of relative humidity versus absolute humidity. When relative humidity is maintained below the 40% to 50% range for a prolonged period, dust mites die [58, 59].

This is the case for many homes where the winter. Before the advent of the modern internal combustion engine and earth-moving equipment, mining salt was one of the most expensive and dangerous of operations because of rapid dehydration caused by constant contact with the salt (both in the mine passages and scattered in the air as salt dust) and of other problems caused by accidental excessive sodium intake.

Dust mites and humidity go hand in hand. So, if you have dust mite allergies and want to add humidity what should you do. To begin with, never add more moisture than is necessary to bring comfort. A relative humidity of 30% to 40% is what you want. If you start getting condensation forming on your windows, try to dial the humidity back.

The Kansas salt industry dates to the time of the cowboys. The mine in Lyons first operated in Two other underground mines in Kansas turn out salt for roads, one in Kanopolis and one in Hutchinson.

The U.S. Geological Survey says that Kansas produces more than 3 million tons of salt a year. Louisiana, Texas and New York produce more.

Effects of Salt Mineralogy on Dust Emissions, Salton Sea, California Article (PDF Available) in Soil Science Society of America Journal 75(5) August with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Dust Dust can cause a variety of problems by itself or in combination with static caused by low relative humidity: •Dust filters – Dust can clog dust filters, preventing the flow of fresh air.

•Circuit boards – Dust can create an insulating layer on circuit boards preventing the circuitry from cooling properly. Overheating can causeFile Size: 23KB.A concept of making use of closed underground workings for heat recovery in historical “Wieliczka’ salt mine (UNESCO).

Proceedings of the World Geothermal Congress, Melbourne, Australia, AprilJournal: Zbigniew Sawłowicz et al. Colourful speleothems in the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Salt can have mixed effects in different ecosystems. In this case, the fish shown above has been affected by high salt concentrations, while the .