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An Evaluation of the Safety of Shrouded Nozzles used on High-pressure Greasing Equipment
  1. R. Morley
  1. H.M. Factory Inspectorate, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Abstract

    High-pressure grease guns using a shrouded nozzle were `fired' from varying distances at amputate lower limbs to determine the pressure at which penetration of the skin occurred. It was concluded that a shrouded nozzle would not normally give rise to injury if the grease pressure was below 7,000 lbf./sq. in (492 kgf./cm.2).

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