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Specification Summary
Typical Machine Length 46.16 ft
Installed Power 1897 mm H2O
Haulage System 2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Seam Range 1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)

Specifications

Typical Machine Length
46.16 ft
Installed Power
1897 mm H2O
Haulage System
2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)

Machine @ 50 Hz

Seam Range
1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)
Installed Power
Up to 1200 kW (Up to 1,609 hp)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers
46.16 ft
Available Cutting Power
2 × 500 kW (2 × 671 hp)
Cutting Drum Diameter
1400 to 2000 mm (55 to 78 in)
Cutting Drum Speed
33.5, 38.8 and 43.8 rpm
Haulage System
2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Haulage Speed
Up to 29.5 m/min (Up to 97 ft/min)
Haulage Pull
Up to 690 kN/155,118 lbf
Pump Motor
40.2 mm H2O
Body Height
21.6 in
Machine Weight - Approximate
66 ton (US)
Operating Voltage
3300 V
Minimum Pan Width
32.7 in
Haulage Motor
2 × 100 kW (2 × 134 hp)

Machine @ 60 Hz

Seam Range
1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)
Installed Power
Up to 1414 kW (Up to 1,897 hp)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers
46.16 ft
Available Cutting Power
2 × 597 kW (2 × 800 hp)
Cutting Drum Diameter
1400 to 2000 mm (55 to 78 in)
Cutting Drum Speed
40.2, 46.6 and 52.5 rpm
Haulage Control
251 in
Haulage System
2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Haulage Speed
Up to 29.5 m/min (Up to 97 ft/min)
Haulage Pull
Up to 70.67 tonnes/77.9 tons
Pump Motor
48 mm H2O
Body Height
21.6 in
Machine Weight - Approximate
66 ton (US)
Operating Voltage
4160 V
Minimum Pan Width
32.7 in
Haulage Motor
2 × 100 kW (2 × 134 hp)

Ranging Arm

RA560 (1)
Designed and robustly tested – for longer service life.
RA560 (2)
Transmission rating of 500 kW @ 33.5 rpm and above (40 rpm @ 60 Hz)
RA560 (3)
Maximum drum diameter of 2000 mm (78 in)
RA560 (4)
Choice of drum speeds
RA560 (5)
Complete with 32 mm (1.3 in) bore, through shaft PFF/PBF wet cutting
RA560 (6)
Square drum hub (440 mm [17.3 in] across flats)
RA560 (7)
Integral monitoring transducers
RA560 (8)
Quillshaft transmission protection
RA560 (9)
A robust cowl drive mechanism is also available on this model
RA560 (10)
Available cutter motors – 500 kW @ 50 Hz (810 hp @ 60 Hz)

Haulage Unit - HU100

Maximum Machine Speed
96.77 ft/min
Pull at Maximum Speed
345.7 kN (38.9 tons)
Speed at Maximum Pull
48.39 ft/min
Total Machine Pull
690 kN (77.9 tons)
Type (1)
Maximum power rating 85 kW (115 hp)
Type (2)
Transmission reduction of 132.6:1
Type (3)
Available with Machine Position Encoder
Type (4)
Available with Machine Parking Brake
Type (5)
Integral monitoring transducers
Type (6)
Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (7)
Online vibration monitoring

Downdrive - DD100

Type (1)
Innovative and unique downdrive design
Type (2)
Transmission rating of 85 kW (115 hp)
Type (3)
Maximum haulage pull of 690 kN (77.9 tons)
Type (4)
Fully removable, modular gearbox
Type (5)
Removable modular top drive wheel assembly
Type (6)
Downdrive ratio 17T—23T—10T (two wheel configuration)
Type (7)
Trapping shoe with replaceable wear inserts, safe and easy to replace (unique to Caterpillar)
Type (8)
Suitable for all current rack type systems

Powerpack - PP2

Type (1)
Fixed displacement pump, with a capacity of 50 L/min (13 gal/min)
Type (2)
Operating system pressure of 280 bar (4,000 psi)
Type (3)
Robust hydraulic reservoir of 140 L (37 gal) capacity
Type (4)
Integral monitoring transducers
Type (5)
For use with ISO 68 or ISO 100 hydraulic oils
Type (6)
Available with 6 section valve bank
Type (7)
This unit has a pump motor rating of 30 kW @ 50 Hz (48 hp @ 60 Hz)

Mainframe - MF1

Type (1)
High structural integrity and absorption of all cutting and haulage forces, providing maximum protection for all major units
Type (2)
Maximum protection of electrical boxes, providing the highest level of flameproof integrity
Type (3)
Improved access for maintenance and ease of overhaul and repair
Type (4)
Versatility of application due to fully modular construction
Type (5)
A split mainframe is available in case of transportation limitations

Electrical Control Box - ECB2

Type (1)
This flameproof module contains the majority of the shearer electrical control and power distribution components.
Type (2)
High current carrying capacity of 400 amps and can accommodate trailing cables up to 185 mm2 (2.9 in2).
Type (3)
All internal chassis can be ‘bench built,’ tested and stored.
Type (4)
Box contains various LV circuit breakers which can be reset through the FLP cover, reducing downtime.
Type (5)
An extremely powerful PMC Evo-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality, this allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (6)
This unit also contains cutter motor contactors, circuit breakers, control transformer, current monitoring, HV fuses, earth leakage and a visible disconnect.

Haulage Transformer Box – HTB2

Type
This flameproof module contains the main 253 kVA haulage transformer, power supplies, auxiliary transformer, drive system circuit breaker and one 250 kW (335 hp), 600V AC inverter drive, with integrated regenerative braking.

Haulage Transformer Box - HTB2

Type
This flameproof module contains the main 253 kVA haulage transformer, power supplies, auxiliary transformer, drive system circuit breaker and one 250 kW (335 hp), 600V AC inverter drive, with integrated regenerative braking.

Electrical Material

Type (1)
This model of shearer is available with headlights, cameras, methane monitoring, end displays and audible alarms.
Type (2)
All electrical material is designed and certified to IEC standards and also complies with other regional and national standards, such as MSHA, GOST, MA, ATEX and DGMS, as well as Australia’s New South Wales and Queensland regulations.

Hydraulic Material

Type (1)
All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)
All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.

Water Material

Type
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (1)
All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)
All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.
Type (4)
This model of shearer is available with onboard filtration, dust suppression spray bars, shearer clearers and ranging arm spray rings.

Health Monitoring

Type
A comprehensive health monitoring system is available, including oil levels and temperatures, flows, pressures and vibration analysis.
Type
A comprehensive health monitoring system is available, including oil levels and temperatures, flows, pressures and vibration analysis.

Machine Automation and Communication

Level of Automation (1)
Zone-based automation “Navigator 1”
Level of Automation (2)
State-based shearer automation “Navigator 2”
Level of Automation (3)
Integrated longwall automation with “Navigator 2 + 3”
Level of Automation (4)
“Longwall Navigator” for improved face alignment and horizon control
Type (1)
Industry-leading Automation from the Pioneer of State-based Automation.
Type (2)
This shearer has a state-of-the-art distributed automation system for the control, monitoring and protection of the shearer. Its modular design allows it to be configured to meet individual control needs, from basic monitoring and protection to advanced a
Type (3)
The PMC-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (4)
The shearer is equipped with a state-of-the-art industry PC in a flame-proof housing with plenty of computing power, allowing flexibility to upgrade to future features such as condition monitoring.
Type (5)
A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) takes care of basic machine control tasks, ensuring that coal is produced.
Type (6)
Unlike competitor systems, the modularity of the longwall system and control allow the longwall to operate in “fault-tolerant” mode, even when there is a problem with the overall automation system.
Type (7)
In other words, integrated automation does not prevent control via individual PLC’s in order to keep production up and running.

Dimensions (Approximate)

AFC Pan Width (Typical - As Shown)
45 in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate
11 in
Cutting Drum Overall Width
45 in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum
60 in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal
554 in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
332 in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
241 in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body - Lowest Version
47.2 in
Machine Height - Over Main Body (< in lowest version)
47.2 in
Maximum Cutting Height for Seam (Plus)
126 in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
60 in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
110.8 in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor (>)
20 in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance - Approximate
18 in
Width - Across Picks
42 in
  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Powerline
    • WLAN
  • Coal Sizer
    • 100 kW (134 hp)
    • 200 kW (268 hp)
  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Fibre Optics