Mining Apparatus.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons on 6th December 1938.

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Photo of Captain Harry Crookshank Captain Harry Crookshank , Gainsborough

Cast-iron has many proper uses in mining apparatus and the general prohibition of its use would not be justified. The suitability of the materials used in the construction of flameproof electrical apparatus is one of the matters dealt with in the examination and tests which govern the official certification of such apparatus, and exception is taken to the use of cast-iron or any other material for purposes for which it is considered to be unsuitable.