Diesel Issue Resolution Team Action Table
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Use of insulating materials on exhaust systems of Part 36 permissible diesel-powered machines.
Requests were received from industry groups for innovative ways to control surface temperatures. To address these requests MSHA is evaluating the durability of insulating materials installed in the field. Manufacturers information, field trials and laboratory work will be used as the basis for developing a criteria that MSHA can use to evaluate insulating materials on the exhaust systems of permissible diesel-powered machines. As information becomes available on this topic it will be added to the homepage

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