September 2023
Volume 75    Issue 9

Reinflation testing of inflatable friction rock bolts

Mining Engineering , 2023, Vol. 75, No. 9, pp. 24-24
Hallowell, J.; Cook, R.; Conley, M.


Inflatable friction rock bolts (IFRB) are often considered temporary ground support due to their susceptibility to weakening from corrosion. The effective service life of an IFRB can be difficult to estimate due to the multitude of factors that affect the rate of corrosion.

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