30 CFR § 14.2
The following definitions apply in this part:
. An individual or organization that manufactures or
controls the production of a conveyor belt and applies to MSHA for
approval of conveyor belt for use in underground coal mines.
. A document issued by MSHA, which states that a conveyor
belt has met the requirements of this Part and which authorizes an
approval marking identifying the conveyor belt as approved.
Extension of approval
. A document issued by MSHA, which states that
a change to a product previously approved by MSHA meets the
requirements of this Part and which authorizes the continued use of the
approval marking after the appropriate extension number has been added.
. A material that inhibits ignition or
. A material that is capable of combustion.
. A material that does not contribute to
Post-approval product audit
. An examination, testing, or both, by
MSHA of an approved conveyor belt selected by MSHA to determine if it
meets the technical requirements and has been manufactured as approved.
Similar conveyor belt
. A conveyor belt that shares the same cover
compound, general carcass construction, and fabric type as another
approved conveyor belt.