EL2000 Longwall Shearer

EL2000 Longwall Shearer

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Specifications

Typical Machine Length
45.1ft
Installed Power
2548mm H2O
Haulage System
AC
Applicable Minimum Pan Width
40.6in
Available Cutting Power
2 × 500 kW (2 × 671 hp); 2 × 620 kW (2 × 831 hp); 2 × 750 kW (2 × 1,006 hp)
Available Haulage Motors
2 × 125 kW (2 × 168 hp)
Body Height
20.5in
Cutting Drum Diameter
1.40-2.30 m (55-91 in)
Haulage Pull
Up to 920 kN/206,824 lbf (Up to 91 tonnes/100 tons)
Haulage Speed
Up to 32 m/min (Up to 105 ft/min)
Height Range
1.80-4.50 m (71-177 in)
Machine Weight - Approximate
77t
Operating Voltage
2300V, 3300V, 4160V
Pump Motor
67mm H2O
Coal Sizer
134mm H2O

Electrical Control Box - ECB2

Type (1)
This flameproof module contains the majority of the shearer electrical control and power distribution components.
Type (2)
High current carrying capacity of 400 amps and can accommodate trailing cables up to 185 mm2 (2.9 in2).
Type (3)
All internal chassis can be ‘bench built,' tested and stored.
Type (4)
This unit also contains high voltage (HV) fuses, earth leakage and a visible disconnect.
Type (5)
An extremely powerful PMC Evo-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality.
Type (6)
This unit contains cutter motor contactors, circuit breakers, control transformer and current monitoring.
Type (7)
Box contains various low voltage (LV) circuit breakers which can be reset through the flame proof (FLP) cover, reducing downtime

Health Monitoring

Type (1)
This system monitors oil levels and temperatures, flows, pressures and vibration.
Type (2)
A comprehensive health monitoring system is available.

Dimensions (Approximate) - Mid-Low

AFC Pan Width - Maximum
53in
AFC Pan Width - Minimum
41in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate
12in
Cutting Height - Maximum
163in
Cutting Height - Minimum
75in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum
75in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal
537in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
336in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
238in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
58.8in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
58.8in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45.3in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
75in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
28.3in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
25.5in

Machine @ 50 Hz

Available Cutting Power
2 x 500 kW (2 x 671 hp); 2 x 620 kW (2 x 831 hp); 2 x 750 kW (2 x 1,006 hp)
Body Height
23.6in
Cutting Drum Diameter
1600-2500 mm (63-98.5 in)
Cutting Drum Speed
32.8, 37.4 and 45.2 rpm
Haulage Motor
2 x 125 kW (2 x 168 hp)
Haulage Pull
Up to 945 kN (96 tons)
Haulage Speed
Up to 30.1 m/min (98.8 ft/min)
Haulage System
AC inverter drive
Installed Power
Up to 1780 kW (Up to 2,387 hp)
Machine Weight - Approximate
69t
Minimum Pan Width
40.6in
Operating Voltage
3300V
Pump Motor
40mm H2O
Seam Range
1.8-4.5 m (71-177 in)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers
46.4ft

Water Material

Type (1)
All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)
This shearer is available with onboard filtration, dust suppression spray bars, shearer clearers and ranging arm spray rings.
Type (3)
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.

Haulage Unit - HU125

Maximum Machine Speed
93.66ft/min
Pull at Maximum Speed
472.75 kN/106,278 lbf (48.40 tonnes/53.35 tons)
Speed at Maximum Pull
46.83ft/min
Total Machine Pull
945.51 kN/212,559 lbf (96.80 tonnes/106.70 tons)
Type (1)
Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (2)
Integral water cooling @ 9 L/min (2 gal/min)
Type (3)
Integral monitoring transducers
Type (4)
Maximum oil capacity of 25 L (7 gal)
Type (5)
Transmission reduction of 137:1
Type (6)
Maximum power rating 125 kW (168 hp)
Type (7)
This unit has a haulage motor rating of 125 kW (168 hp)

Ranging Arms - RA750

Type (1)
Transmission rating of 750 kW @ 37.4 rpm and above
Type (2)
Maximum drum diameter of 2500 mm (98 in)
Type (3)
Square drum hub (440 mm [17.3 in] across flats)
Type (4)
A robust cowl drive mechanism is also available on this model
Type (5)
Online vibration monitoring with VibraGuard
Type (6)
Available cutter motors - 500 kW, 620 kW and 750 kW, @ 50 Hz (800 hp, 1,000 hp and 1,200 hp, @ 60 Hz)
Type (7)
Choice of drum speeds
Type (8)
Complete with 32 mm (1.3 in) bore, through shaft PFF/PBF wet cutting
Type (9)
Integral monitoring transducers
Type (10)
Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (11)
Maximum oil capacity of 28 L (7 gal) in high speed compartment and 30 L (8 gal) in the epicyclic

Machine Automation and Communication

Level of Automation (1)
State-based shearer automation “Navigator 2”
Level of Automation (2)
Zone-based automation “Navigator 1”
Level of Automation (3)
“Longwall Navigator” for improved face alignment and horizon control
Level of Automation (4)
Integrated longwall automation with “Navigator 2 + 3”
Type (1)
PMC Evo-S control system allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (2)
The shearer is equipped with a state-of-the-art industry PC in a flame-proof housing with plenty of computing power.
Type (3)
State-of-the-art industry PC allows flexibility to upgrade to future features such as condition monitoring.
Type (4)
Unlike competitor systems, modularity of the longwall system & control allows the longwall to operate in “fault-tolerant” mode.
Type (5)
In other words, integrated automation does not prevent control via individual PLC's in order to keep production up and running.
Type (6)
PMC Evo-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality.
Type (7)
This shearer has a state-of-the-art distributed automation system for the control, monitoring and protection of the shearer.
Type (8)
A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) takes care of basic machine control tasks, ensuring that coal is produced.
Type (9)
Industry-leading Automation from the Pioneer of State-based Automation.
Type (10)
Its modular design allows it to be configured to meet individual control needs.

Downdrive - DD125

Type (1)
Suitable for all current rack type systems
Type (2)
Transmission rating of 125 kW (168 hp)
Type (3)
Maximum haulage pull 945 kN (107 tons)
Type (4)
Innovative and unique downdrive design
Type (5)
Removable modular top drive wheel assembly (cartridge)
Type (6)
Downdrive ratio 17T—23T—10T (two wheel configuration)
Type (7)
Trapping shoe with replaceable wear inserts, safe and easy to replace (unique to Caterpillar)
Type (8)
Fully removable, rehandable, modular gearbox

Haulage Transformer Box - HTB2

Type (1)
Module contains drive system circuit breaker and one 250 kW, 600V AC inverter drive, with regenerative braking module.
Type (2)
This flameproof module contains the main 253 kVA haulage transformer, power supplies and auxiliary transformer.

Electrical Material

Type (1)
This model of shearer is available with headlights, cameras, methane monitoring, end displays and audible alarms.
Type (2)
All electrical material is designed and certified to IEC standards and also complies with other regional and national standards.

Dimensions (Approximate) - Low

AFC Pan Width - Maximum
53in
AFC Pan Width - Minimum
41in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate
12in
Cutting Height - Maximum
155in
Cutting Height - Minimum
71in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum
63in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal
537in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
336in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
254in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
56.8in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
56.8in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45.3in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
63in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
24in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
23.5in

Dimensions (Approximate) - Mid-High

AFC Pan Width - Maximum
53in
AFC Pan Width - Minimum
41in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate
12in
Cutting Height - Maximum
172in
Cutting Height - Minimum
87in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum
87in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal
537in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
336in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
260in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
61.8in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
61.8in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45.3in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
87in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
31.2in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
28.5in

Powerpack - PP2

Type (1)
Operating system pressure of 260 bar (3,770 psi)
Type (2)
Integral monitoring transducers
Type (3)
For use with ISO 68 or ISO 100 hydraulic oils
Type (4)
Robust hydraulic reservoir of 165 L (43.6 gal) capacity
Type (5)
This unit has a pump motor rating of 30 kW @ 50 Hz (48 hp @ 60 Hz)
Type (6)
Fixed displacement pump, with a capacity of 50 L/min (13.21 gal/min)
Type (7)
Available with 6 section valve bank

Hydraulic Material

Type (1)
All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.
Type (2)
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)
All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.

Options

Type (1)
Available with Machine Parking Brake
Type (2)
Available with Machine Position Encoder

Mainframe - MF2

Type (1)
Maximum protection of electrical boxes, providing the highest level of flameproof integrity
Type (2)
Improved access for maintenance and ease of overhaul and repair
Type (3)
Versatility of application due to fully modular construction
Type (4)
High structural integrity and absorption of all cutting and haulage forces, providing maximum protection for all major units
Type (5)
A split mainframe is available in case of transportation limitations

Dimensions (Approximate) - High

AFC Pan Width - Maximum
53in
AFC Pan Width - Minimum
41in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate
12in
Cutting Height - Maximum
180in
Cutting Height - Minimum
98in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum
98in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal
537in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
336in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
238in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
64.8in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
64.8in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45.3in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
98in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
34in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
31.5in

Machine @ 60 Hz

Available Cutting Power
2 x 597 kW (2 x 800 hp); 2 x 746 kW (2 x 1,000 hp); 2 x 895 kW (2 x 1,200 hp)
Body Height
23.6in
Cutting Drum Diameter
1600-2500 mm (63-98.5 in)
Cutting Drum Speed
39.4, 44.9 and 54.3 rpm
Haulage Motor
2 x 125 kW (2 x 168 hp)
Haulage Pull
Up to 1049 kN (107 tons)
Haulage Speed
Up to 30 m/min (98.5 ft/min)
Haulage System
AC inverter drive
Installed Power
Up to 1780 kW (Up to 2,387 hp)
Machine Weight - Approximate
77ton (US)
Minimum Pan Width
40.6in
Operating Voltage
4160V
Pump Motor
40mm H2O
Seam Range
1.8-4.5 m (71-177 in)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers
46.2ft

Standard Equipment

  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Powerline
    • WLAN

Optional Equipment

  • Coal Sizer
    • 100 kW (134 hp)