Bin Feeder, Quarry

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Bin Feeder, Quarry

 

a machine designed for uniform loading of rock, excavated by a single-bucket excavator, onto a continuously moving conveying installation (such as a belt conveyer or swing chute). The adoption of the quarry bin feeder allows for the introduction of advanced continuous-cycle technology to open-cut mining operations.

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