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Investigation on the Rock Surface Support Performance of Welded Steel Mesh and Thin Spray-On Liners Using Full-Scale Laboratory Testing

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The mesh is a traditional rock surface support component

    that together with rock bolts and cable bolts have been successfully

    used in underground coal mines for many years to

    help control roof and rib deformation (Nemcik et al. 2009).

    An innovative surface support medium, a thin spray-on liner

    (TSL), was first proposed in the late 1980s (Potvin et al.

    2004) as another potential rock skin support. Since then

    many TSL products have been developed and used with various

    degrees of success. As part of the ACARP (Australian

    Coal Association Research Program) project, this research

    work has been carried out to compare the newly developed

    TSL with the currently used welded steel mesh.

UOW Authors


  •   Shan, Zhenjun (external author)
  •   Porter, Ian
  •   Nemcik, Jan (external author)
  •   Baafi, Ernest
  •   Zhang, Zhenyu (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Shan, Z., Porter, I., Nemcik, J., Baafi, E. & Zhang, Z. (2019). Investigation on the Rock Surface Support Performance of Welded Steel Mesh and Thin Spray-On Liners Using Full-Scale Laboratory Testing. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Online First 1-13.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85069698068

Number Of Pages


  • 12

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 13

Volume


  • Online First

Place Of Publication


  • Austria

Abstract


  • The mesh is a traditional rock surface support component

    that together with rock bolts and cable bolts have been successfully

    used in underground coal mines for many years to

    help control roof and rib deformation (Nemcik et al. 2009).

    An innovative surface support medium, a thin spray-on liner

    (TSL), was first proposed in the late 1980s (Potvin et al.

    2004) as another potential rock skin support. Since then

    many TSL products have been developed and used with various

    degrees of success. As part of the ACARP (Australian

    Coal Association Research Program) project, this research

    work has been carried out to compare the newly developed

    TSL with the currently used welded steel mesh.

UOW Authors


  •   Shan, Zhenjun (external author)
  •   Porter, Ian
  •   Nemcik, Jan (external author)
  •   Baafi, Ernest
  •   Zhang, Zhenyu (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Shan, Z., Porter, I., Nemcik, J., Baafi, E. & Zhang, Z. (2019). Investigation on the Rock Surface Support Performance of Welded Steel Mesh and Thin Spray-On Liners Using Full-Scale Laboratory Testing. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Online First 1-13.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85069698068

Number Of Pages


  • 12

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 13

Volume


  • Online First

Place Of Publication


  • Austria