shuttle car

shuttle car

[′shəd·əl ‚kär]
(mining engineering)
An electrically propelled vehicle on rubber tires or caterpillar treads used to transfer raw materials, such as coal and ore, from loading machines in trackless areas of a mine to the main transportation system.
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Phillips Machine recently selected Saminco to provide multiple shuttle car VFD systems for a new mining project in India.
As table 1 shows, nearly all mine shuttle car operators worked in the coal mining industry in 2015.
Fire chiefs said a major disaster was only narrowly averted following an incident at the Shuttle Car Wash in Titusville, Florida.
A hydraulic service elevator, electric geared shuttle car and three passenger elevators serve the building.
The Eurotunnel Le Shuttle car service between Folkestone and Calais was also affected, with the company tweeting at one point that there were delays of fiveand-a-half hours for passengers wanting to get to the UK from France, and threehour waits going to the Continent.
All passenger services and the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle car service were halted on Saturday after a vehicle caught fire at the French end of the underground railway's south tunnel.
Both Eurostar, who run passenger trains through the tunnel, and Eurotunnel Le Shuttle car service had hoped to resume a normal service yesterday morning.
Services on the Le Shuttle car service restarted after French fire-fighters give the all-clear, a company spokesman said.
The shuttle car arrangement is designed to receive individual pallets, on demand, from the designated denester and deliver to the relevant pallet load station at start of production.
The inspection team observed visible dust overriding the machine scrubber system and rolling across the top of the continuous mining machine and shuttle car operator.
They are cost effective because they only require a single dosing device-which travels with the shuttle car.
Shuttle Car Drive-in: The Shuttle Car Drive-In optimises physical space, allowing storage capacity and improving product selectivity in a comparison to the Drive-In.