CATERPILLAR Longwall Coal Mining Shearing Machine with track

CATERPILLAR Longwall Coal Mining Shearing Machine with track

Glen I.
Shearing Machine used in longwall mining methods. Used in soft rock and for coal seams. 2m diameter cutting heads used for large underground coal seams. This model can shear seams 2m thick to 5m thick. Based off of a Caterpillar EL series shear: https://mining.cat.com/cda/files/2884458/7/ More information on Longwall mining: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longwall_mining Check out my other mining sketchup models! Glen Iverson, University of British Columbia Mining Engineering Student iverson.glen@gmail.com Please feel free to contact me for any inquiries. I am not affiliated with Caterpillar Mining Equipment but if they're reading this and are impressed, they should get in contact with me. #big #bit #Cat #Caterpillar #coal #cutting #hydraulic #longwall #mine #mining #rock #roof #seam #shear #Shearer #shearing #Student #support #system #tool #UBC #underground
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