What are the basic mining tools?

To Be a coal miner is a challenge and it is not a job for everyone. In the mining areas, the task is done by individuals as a familiar tradition. The great-grandfather was a miner, the granddad, father and the youngest member of household also becomes a miner. The mining customs are celebrated by those men and ladies scrupulously due to the point they are extremely grateful for the ‘fortune’ in the work.
Furthermore, the people are also very godly. The miners have also their own patron – Saint Barbara. At the starting of December, the coal miners posses a huge party – on the fourth of December is the Saint Barbara’s day. The miners meet at the tavern, have unique food and drink alcohol.
This article will focus on mining tools. The mining evaluates and the equipment which are applied underground also changes. However, the basic equipment can be noticed at mine areas’ coat of arms.
underground mining equipment 2
Author: USGS Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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It is obvious that each region has its own coat of arms, but all of them have 1, frequent symbol – it is hammer and pick. (roof bolter (do sprawdzenia na tej stronie) 260) The symbol shown all mining society.
The pick is a device used to destroy the bigger part of stone. Thanks to the pick, the miner can pre-crushing stone and later, it can be eliminated, for instance by making use of a spade. The picks are made use of in mining (kliknij, zobacz, sprawdź) and quarrying. The pick is made up of an elongated blade and sometimes curved wedge, located in the end of a wooden handle. Often, the pick has two blades on both sides of the shaft.
In mining are applied various sorts of picks. The heavier picks are made use of to pull the soft and medium hard stones directly and less heavy picks are made use of to carry notches. Some picks have changeable blades. Others posses blade, which can be used also as a hammer.
Here are also picks which have a flattened blade, the shape is alike to hoe and they are made use of basically for digging soft rocks.
During the mining evolution, the hammer and pick have been substituted by present machines. (minemaster) Today the mining tools are less dangerous and do not need so much physical work. Here are progressively tools, which are managed from another location, and the pick and hammer turned out to be representations of mining.