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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Machinery such as shearers, continuous miners and face conveyor belts are also shown, as well as footage of coal blasting.
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.
I was a miner for 35 years, 25 years advancing face conveyors and drawing back supports, the last 10 years in the three quarter seam, the only seam left at Bates, Ashington and other pits.
Wear's products include unique designs in longwall face conveyors and flight bars as well as patented quick-change bucket teeth for draglines and excavators.
Dobson Park's primary business, Longwall International, produces roof support systems and face conveyors for the underground mining industry.
Its subsidiary, Longwall International Limited, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of roof supports and face conveyors for Longwall mining applications.