Broad Bench Launch Vehicle

Central focus of the system’s operation. Launches the continuous miner into the seam, followed by a steadily-lengthened series of conveyor cars. The operator works from a climate-controlled operator’s compartment, he/she controls and monitors all aspects of the mining process. The guidance system features a positive steering mechanism, coal thickness sensors, inertial directional controls and PLC controls to pinpoint the machine’s location within the reserve. The Launch Vehicle also carries the substation and hydraulic system.

Features

  • Exclusive cascading conveyor
  • Horizontal and vertical guidance
  • Up to 1,600-ft. penetration
  • Purchase/Lease/Contract Mine
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