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Longwall

Longwall mining is an efficient mining method and using the right equipment can make it even more profitable. Joy longwall systems incorporate shearers, roof supports, face conveyors and more into one system that can be tightly orchestrated by advanced electronics — including cutting-edge automation.

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7LS5B

  • Cutting height 2 - 5 m 6.6 - 14.8 ft.
  • Haulage pull 1 000 kN 224,800 lbf.
  • Machine weight 8 200 kg 181,000 lbs.

7LS1D

  • Cutting height 1.5 - 3.9 m 4.5 - 9.8 ft.
  • Haulage pull 800 kN 180,000 lbf.
  • Machine weight 52 000 kg 115,000 lbs.

7LS2B

  • Cutting height 1.6 - 3.8 m 5.3 - 11.5 ft.
  • Haulage pull 800 kN 180,000 lbf.
  • Machine weight 64 864 kg 143,000 lbs.

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