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Mine Shield, LLC

The Guardian

Mine Safety Solutions

Underground Steel Refuge Chambers


A STRONG AND RUGGED PRODUCT FOR A TOUGH AND DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT
Mine Shield takes pride in its bestselling safety

Health

product, the Guardian Refuge Chamber.

approvals for Harmful Gas Removal, Breathable

Mine Shield, LLC works hard to

Guardian is a top of the line steel mine refuge

Air, and Gas Monitoring components. This is a

meet each clients unique needs.

After the Guardians conception, it

testament to Mine Shields commitment to meet

quickly gained recognition with the West Virginia

or exceed the highest safety standards, and as

diligently to find a solution for you.

Mine Safety and Health Administration, and at the

the company grows, so does its commitment to

Guardians have been equipped

end of 2013 received the United States Mine

seeing miners come home to their families.

chamber.

The

and

Safety

Administrations

Part

CUSTOM SOLUTIONS

Our team of engineers and


production agents will work

with sleds, runners, wheels, and


additional protective tubing all
added to accommodate customers
needs.

PRODUCT FEATURES
4 DAY MISSION
STEEL CONSTRUCTION
SELF CONTAINED SYSTEM

The Guardian Advantage


SIMPLE SAFE SUPERIOR

ENGI NEERS AND PRODUC TI ON AGE NTS WI LL WOR K


DI LI GENTLY TO FI ND A SOLUTI ON FOR YOU

GUARDIAN ADVANTAGE

V E R S I T L E D E SI G N

SIMPLE

Mine Shield manufactures a variety of models to meet

Continuously Active- helps eliminate steps for the

the diverse demands in the mining industry. Including:

CH4, CO, CO2, & O2 MONITORING


PASSIVE CO2 SCRUBBING
FIRST AID KIT
5 YEAR FOOD & WATER RATIONS
CHEMICAL TOILET

miners in a disaster, saving time and saving lives.


Self-contained- eliminates the need to run air and power

Widths

to the unit, increasing travel efficiency.

8.5 (2.6m)

Rapid Entry- miners can enter the chamber in as few as

10.5 (3.2m)

4 steps and less than 60 seconds.

12.67 (3.8m)

ERGONOMIC SUBFLOORING

Lengths
SAFE

MONEL O2 DELIVERY SYSTEM

17 to 30 (5.2m to 9.1m)

Lower Pressure Cylinders- reduces the likelihood of

Heights

cylinder related incidents.

24 to 72 (61cm to 198cm)

Secondary Explosion- steel construction allows

Occupancy

increased survival in the case of additional explosive

6-25
**Note: Occupancies based on US Mining Standards

Inward Opening Door- ensures access to the unit as long

as the miners can reach the door.


Ridged Leak Tight Air System- reduced leaks, which

Lancaster, KY 40444

and may change depending on a countrys

steel construction.
SUPERIOR

Mine Shield, LLC


322 Crab Orchard Street

events.
Roof Falls- miners have increased roof stability due to

Cont act Us

regulations

Phone: (859) 792-1605


Fax: (859) 792-1608

TESTED TRUE
Mine Shield has three MSHA Approvals.

In order to

receive these approvals, rigorous testing was conducted.

lead to fewer service calls, lowers maintenance costs.

According to test results, the Guardian will continue to

Service Department- Mine Shield certified technicians

operate after exposure to 1800 oF (982oC) and a 15psi

are ready and available to accommodate your

(103kPa) overpressure.

companys needs.

provide the highest level of protection for its occupants.

This unit was designed to

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MI N E S H I E L D W O R L D W I D E

322 Crab Orchard Street Lancaster, KY 40444 ph: 859.792.1605 fax: 859.792.1608 www.mineshieldky.com

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