face conveyor

face conveyor

[′fās kən‚vā·ər]
(mining engineering)
Any type of mine conveyor used at and parallel to a working face.
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It is being equipped with an Eickhoff SL500 electric shearer, 167 Joy two-leg 850 t IFS roof supports and a 1,000 mm 1,400 kW Joy face conveyor capable of clearing 2,000 t/h of rock.
Machinery such as shearers, continuous miners and face conveyor belts are also shown, as well as footage of coal blasting.
The equipment, commissioned in October 2001, is the only high-voltage longwall operating in Russia, and consists of a 6LS shearer, an 870-ton shield, and an armored face conveyor.
Daliuta's complete Joy system features a 6LS5 shearer, two-leg 860 t shields and an armoured face conveyor.
Zhangjiakou produces a variety of coal mining equipment, including its best selling Armored Face Conveyor (AFC), a critical product that is used to transport raw coal from underground to the loading bin in a coal mining system.
To match the face conveyor to the different roof support types, Cat manufactured custom clevis mountings to connect panline to the roof support base.
s (AEP) Windsor mine has been successfully soft starting its face conveyor for over six months, using water drain-type couplings - the first of its kind in the United States.
South Bulga has a mixture with Joy face conveyor and stage loader and a DBT coal breaker.
Initial face conveyor drives were 200 hp, but were increased through two successive upgrades, ultimately two 300 hp motors were installed.
The face conveyor can usually carry the fallen rock to the feeder-breaker where it is crushed.
SUEK), placed an order for a new Caterpillar armored face conveyor (AFC) and beam stage-loader in September.
The display comprises eight two-leg shields and PM 4 electrohydraulic shield control system, the PF 4 face conveyor panline with an Eickhoff SL 300 shearer, head gate cross frame with AFC drive system CST 45 and the SK 1114 impact roll crusher.