EL1000

Overview

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Typical Machine Length14 m46.16 ft
Installed Power1200 kW1897 HP
Haulage System2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Seam Range1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)
Installed PowerUp to 1200 kW (Up to 1,609 hp)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers14065 mm46.16 ft
Available Cutting Power2 × 500 kW (2 × 671 hp)
Cutting Drum Diameter1400 to 2000 mm (55 to 78 in)
Cutting Drum Speed33.5, 38.8 and 43.8 rpm
Haulage System2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Haulage SpeedUp to 29.5 m/min (Up to 97 ft/min)
Haulage PullUp to 690 kN/77.9 tons
Pump Motor30 kW40.2 HP
Body Height550 mm21.6 in
Machine Weight - Approximate60 ton (US)66 ton (US)
Operating Voltage3300 V3300 V
Minimum Pan Width832 mm32.7 in
Seam Range1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)
Installed PowerUp to 1414 kW (Up to 1,897 hp)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers14065 mm46.16 ft
Available Cutting Power2 × 597 kW (2 × 800 hp)
Cutting Drum Diameter1400 to 2000 mm (55 to 78 in)
Cutting Drum Speed40.2, 46.6 and 52.5 rpm
Haulage ControlAC inverter drive
Haulage ControlAC inverter drive
Haulage System2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Haulage SpeedUp to 29.5 m/min (Up to 97 ft/min)
Haulage PullUp to 690 kN/77.9 tons
Pump Motor36 kW48 HP
Body Height550 mm21.6 in
Machine Weight - Approximate60 ton (US)66 ton (US)
Operating Voltage4160 V4160 V
Minimum Pan Width832 mm32.7 in
RA560 (1)Designed and robustly tested – for longer service life.
RA560 (10)Available cutter motors – 500 kW @ 50 Hz (810 hp @ 60 Hz)
RA560 (2)Transmission rating of 500 kW @ 33.5 rpm and above (40 rpm @ 60 Hz)
RA560 (3)Maximum drum diameter of 2000 mm (78 in)
RA560 (4)Choice of drum speeds
RA560 (5)Complete with 32 mm (1.3 in) bore, through shaft PFF/PBF wet cutting
RA560 (6)Square drum hub (440 mm [17.3 in] across flats)
RA560 (7)Integral monitoring transducers
RA560 (8)Quillshaft transmission protection
RA560 (9)A robust cowl drive mechanism is also available on this model
Maximum Machine Speed29.5 m/min96.77 ft/min
Pull at Maximum Speed345.7 kN (38.9 tons)
Speed at Maximum Pull14.75 m/min48.39 ft/min
Total Machine Pull690 kN (77.9 tons)
Type (1)Maximum power rating 85 kW (115 hp)
Type (2)Transmission reduction of 132.6:1
Type (3)Available with Machine Position Encoder
Type (4)Available with Machine Parking Brake
Type (5)Integral monitoring transducers
Type (6)Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (7)Online vibration monitoring
Type (1)Innovative and unique downdrive design
Type (2)Transmission rating of 85 kW (115 hp)
Type (3)Maximum haulage pull of 690 kN (77.9 tons)
Type (4)Fully removable, modular gearbox
Type (5)Removable modular top drive wheel assembly
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)Suitable for all current rack type systems
Type (1)Fixed displacement pump, with a capacity of 50 L/min (13 gal/min)
Type (2)Operating system pressure of 280 bar (4,000 psi)
Type (3)Robust hydraulic reservoir of 140 L (37 gal) capacity
Type (4)Integral monitoring transducers
Type (5)For use with ISO 68 or ISO 100 hydraulic oils
Type (6)Available with 6 section valve bank
Type (7)This unit has a pump motor rating of 30 kW @ 50 Hz (48 hp @ 60 Hz)
Type (1)High structural integrity and absorption of all cutting and haulage forces, providing maximum protection for all major units
Type (2)Maximum protection of electrical boxes, providing the highest level of flameproof integrity
Type (3)Improved access for maintenance and ease of overhaul and repair
Type (4)Versatility of application due to fully modular construction
Type (5)A split mainframe is available in case of transportation limitations
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)Box contains various LV circuit breakers which can be reset through the FLP cover, reducing downtime.
Type (5)An extremely powerful PMC Evo-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality, this allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (6)This unit also contains cutter motor contactors, circuit breakers, control transformer, current monitoring, HV fuses, earth leakage and a visible disconnect.
TypeThis flameproof module contains the main 253 kVA haulage transformer, power supplies, auxiliary transformer, drive system circuit breaker and one 250 kW (335 hp), 600V AC inverter drive, with integrated regenerative braking.
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, such as MSHA, GOST, MA, ATEX and DGMS, as well as Australia’s New South Wales and Queensland regulations.
Type (1)All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.
Type (1)All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.
Type (4)This model of shearer is available with onboard filtration, dust suppression spray bars, shearer clearers and ranging arm spray rings.
TypeA comprehensive health monitoring system is available, including oil levels and temperatures, flows, pressures and vibration analysis.
Level of Automation (1)Zone-based automation “Navigator 1”
Level of Automation (2)State-based shearer automation “Navigator 2”
Level of Automation (3)Integrated longwall automation with “Navigator 2 + 3”
Level of Automation (4)“Longwall Navigator” for improved face alignment and horizon control
Type (1)Industry-leading Automation from the Pioneer of State-based Automation.
Type (2)This shearer has a state-of-the-art distributed automation system for the control, monitoring and protection of the shearer. Its modular design allows it to be configured to meet individual control needs, from basic monitoring and protection to advanced automation and data transmission.
Type (3)The PMC-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (4)The shearer is equipped with a state-of-the-art industry PC in a flame-proof housing with plenty of computing power, allowing flexibility to upgrade to future features such as condition monitoring.
Type (5)A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) takes care of basic machine control tasks, ensuring that coal is produced.
Type (6)Unlike competitor systems, the modularity of the longwall system and control allow the longwall to operate in “fault-tolerant” mode, even when there is a problem with the overall automation system.
Type (7)In other words, integrated automation does not prevent control via individual PLC’s in order to keep production up and running.
AFC Pan Width (Typical - As Shown)1142 mm45 in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate271 mm11 in
Cutting Drum Overall Width1142 mm45 in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum1524 mm60 in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal14065 mm554 in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points8435 mm332 in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers - Typical6381 mm251 in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body - Lowest Version1200 mm47.2 in
Machine Height - Over Main Body (< in lowest version)1200 mm47.2 in
Maximum Cutting Height for Seam (Plus)3200 mm126 in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter1524 mm60 in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum2815 mm110.8 in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor (>)500 mm20 in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance - Approximate460 mm18 in
Width - Across Picks1067 mm42 in

EL1000 Standard Equipment

  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Powerline
    • WLAN

EL1000 Optional Equipment

  • Coal Sizer
    • 100 kW (134 hp)
    • 200 kW (268 hp)
  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Fibre Optics

Exterior

Higher Productivity for the Long Run

Higher Productivity for the Long Run

Higher Productivity for the Long Run

Meeting Tomorrow's Production Targets in Low & Medium Seams

Meeting Tomorrow's Production Targets in Low & Medium Seams

The Essence and More in Shearing Proficiency

The Essence and More in Shearing Proficiency

Designed and Tested for Long Life

Designed and Tested for Long Life

Just Watch Production Levels Rising

Just Watch Production Levels Rising

Reduced Maintenance Times / Enhanced Safety

Reduced Maintenance Times / Enhanced Safety

More Cutting Time

More Cutting Time

Specifications

Typical Machine Length14 m46.16 ft
Installed Power1200 kW1897 HP
Haulage System2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Seam Range1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)
Installed PowerUp to 1200 kW (Up to 1,609 hp)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers14065 mm46.16 ft
Available Cutting Power2 × 500 kW (2 × 671 hp)
Cutting Drum Diameter1400 to 2000 mm (55 to 78 in)
Cutting Drum Speed33.5, 38.8 and 43.8 rpm
Haulage System2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Haulage SpeedUp to 29.5 m/min (Up to 97 ft/min)
Haulage PullUp to 690 kN/77.9 tons
Pump Motor30 kW40.2 HP
Body Height550 mm21.6 in
Machine Weight - Approximate60 ton (US)66 ton (US)
Operating Voltage3300 V3300 V
Minimum Pan Width832 mm32.7 in
Seam Range1.6-3.2 m (63-126 in)
Installed PowerUp to 1414 kW (Up to 1,897 hp)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers14065 mm46.16 ft
Available Cutting Power2 × 597 kW (2 × 800 hp)
Cutting Drum Diameter1400 to 2000 mm (55 to 78 in)
Cutting Drum Speed40.2, 46.6 and 52.5 rpm
Haulage ControlAC inverter drive
Haulage ControlAC inverter drive
Haulage System2 × 85 kW (2 × 115 hp)
Haulage SpeedUp to 29.5 m/min (Up to 97 ft/min)
Haulage PullUp to 690 kN/77.9 tons
Pump Motor36 kW48 HP
Body Height550 mm21.6 in
Machine Weight - Approximate60 ton (US)66 ton (US)
Operating Voltage4160 V4160 V
Minimum Pan Width832 mm32.7 in
RA560 (1)Designed and robustly tested – for longer service life.
RA560 (10)Available cutter motors – 500 kW @ 50 Hz (810 hp @ 60 Hz)
RA560 (2)Transmission rating of 500 kW @ 33.5 rpm and above (40 rpm @ 60 Hz)
RA560 (3)Maximum drum diameter of 2000 mm (78 in)
RA560 (4)Choice of drum speeds
RA560 (5)Complete with 32 mm (1.3 in) bore, through shaft PFF/PBF wet cutting
RA560 (6)Square drum hub (440 mm [17.3 in] across flats)
RA560 (7)Integral monitoring transducers
RA560 (8)Quillshaft transmission protection
RA560 (9)A robust cowl drive mechanism is also available on this model
Maximum Machine Speed29.5 m/min96.77 ft/min
Pull at Maximum Speed345.7 kN (38.9 tons)
Speed at Maximum Pull14.75 m/min48.39 ft/min
Total Machine Pull690 kN (77.9 tons)
Type (1)Maximum power rating 85 kW (115 hp)
Type (2)Transmission reduction of 132.6:1
Type (3)Available with Machine Position Encoder
Type (4)Available with Machine Parking Brake
Type (5)Integral monitoring transducers
Type (6)Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (7)Online vibration monitoring
Type (1)Innovative and unique downdrive design
Type (2)Transmission rating of 85 kW (115 hp)
Type (3)Maximum haulage pull of 690 kN (77.9 tons)
Type (4)Fully removable, modular gearbox
Type (5)Removable modular top drive wheel assembly
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)Suitable for all current rack type systems
Type (1)Fixed displacement pump, with a capacity of 50 L/min (13 gal/min)
Type (2)Operating system pressure of 280 bar (4,000 psi)
Type (3)Robust hydraulic reservoir of 140 L (37 gal) capacity
Type (4)Integral monitoring transducers
Type (5)For use with ISO 68 or ISO 100 hydraulic oils
Type (6)Available with 6 section valve bank
Type (7)This unit has a pump motor rating of 30 kW @ 50 Hz (48 hp @ 60 Hz)
Type (1)High structural integrity and absorption of all cutting and haulage forces, providing maximum protection for all major units
Type (2)Maximum protection of electrical boxes, providing the highest level of flameproof integrity
Type (3)Improved access for maintenance and ease of overhaul and repair
Type (4)Versatility of application due to fully modular construction
Type (5)A split mainframe is available in case of transportation limitations
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)Box contains various LV circuit breakers which can be reset through the FLP cover, reducing downtime.
Type (5)An extremely powerful PMC Evo-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality, this allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (6)This unit also contains cutter motor contactors, circuit breakers, control transformer, current monitoring, HV fuses, earth leakage and a visible disconnect.
TypeThis flameproof module contains the main 253 kVA haulage transformer, power supplies, auxiliary transformer, drive system circuit breaker and one 250 kW (335 hp), 600V AC inverter drive, with integrated regenerative braking.
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, such as MSHA, GOST, MA, ATEX and DGMS, as well as Australia’s New South Wales and Queensland regulations.
Type (1)All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.
Type (1)All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN20066:201-10.
Type (3)All hose and hosing is in compliance with guideline MDG 41 and MSHA regulations.
Type (4)This model of shearer is available with onboard filtration, dust suppression spray bars, shearer clearers and ranging arm spray rings.
TypeA comprehensive health monitoring system is available, including oil levels and temperatures, flows, pressures and vibration analysis.
Level of Automation (1)Zone-based automation “Navigator 1”
Level of Automation (2)State-based shearer automation “Navigator 2”
Level of Automation (3)Integrated longwall automation with “Navigator 2 + 3”
Level of Automation (4)“Longwall Navigator” for improved face alignment and horizon control
Type (1)Industry-leading Automation from the Pioneer of State-based Automation.
Type (2)This shearer has a state-of-the-art distributed automation system for the control, monitoring and protection of the shearer. Its modular design allows it to be configured to meet individual control needs, from basic monitoring and protection to advanced automation and data transmission.
Type (3)The PMC-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication and backup functionality allows the shearer to be operated even if the overall control system is not functioning.
Type (4)The shearer is equipped with a state-of-the-art industry PC in a flame-proof housing with plenty of computing power, allowing flexibility to upgrade to future features such as condition monitoring.
Type (5)A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) takes care of basic machine control tasks, ensuring that coal is produced.
Type (6)Unlike competitor systems, the modularity of the longwall system and control allow the longwall to operate in “fault-tolerant” mode, even when there is a problem with the overall automation system.
Type (7)In other words, integrated automation does not prevent control via individual PLC’s in order to keep production up and running.
AFC Pan Width (Typical - As Shown)1142 mm45 in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate271 mm11 in
Cutting Drum Overall Width1142 mm45 in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum1524 mm60 in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal14065 mm554 in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points8435 mm332 in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers - Typical6381 mm251 in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body - Lowest Version1200 mm47.2 in
Machine Height - Over Main Body (< in lowest version)1200 mm47.2 in
Maximum Cutting Height for Seam (Plus)3200 mm126 in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter1524 mm60 in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum2815 mm110.8 in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor (>)500 mm20 in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance - Approximate460 mm18 in
Width - Across Picks1067 mm42 in

Equipment

EL1000 Standard Equipment

  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Powerline
    • WLAN

EL1000 Optional Equipment

  • Coal Sizer
    • 100 kW (134 hp)
    • 200 kW (268 hp)
  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Fibre Optics

360° Interactive

Exterior

Benefits and Features

Higher Productivity for the Long Run

Higher Productivity for the Long Run

Higher Productivity for the Long Run

Meeting Tomorrow's Production Targets in Low & Medium Seams

Meeting Tomorrow's Production Targets in Low & Medium Seams

The Essence and More in Shearing Proficiency

The Essence and More in Shearing Proficiency

Designed and Tested for Long Life

Designed and Tested for Long Life

Just Watch Production Levels Rising

Just Watch Production Levels Rising

Reduced Maintenance Times / Enhanced Safety

Reduced Maintenance Times / Enhanced Safety

More Cutting Time

More Cutting Time

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