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INDA 2017

Best of Germany 2014 - Mining Equipment and Mining Technology

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VDMA 21 2017 • VDMA MINING SUPPLEMENT The kinematic itself also changed from the former parallel link- age to the new z-kinematic to give more power and to increase speed of dumping. That means easy handling and efficient operations. The line of sight aspect for underground miners is always a concern. The Paus design team turned this disadvantage around and developed a solution that is impressive. They reduced the flameproof rear and made the motor-block more compact so that the driver's cab will be high enough for a better sight toward the rear. Making a more compact machine is not easy, especially when it comes to managing temperatures. Under EU Atex regulations, the motor temperature can be no higher than 150°C. Paus engineered a five-step cooling system to meet this standard. Exhaust gases are cooled through inside and outside lines. This awesome system can cool exhaust gas temperature down to 70°C. Additional flame barri- ers placed at the exhaust gas and air intake lines further guarantee safety in addition to encapsulated electric parts. For gassy mines, Paus has added intelligent sensors to the driver's cab to signal when gas has been detected. Paus produced a couple of these Atex flameproof LHDs (PFL 30S) in 2016 and now they have delivered a Universa 50 as a flameproof vehicle. The Universa 50 is a chassis onto which many modules can be attached, such as a tire handler, maintenance unit (with an optional crane), a charging system for blasting agents, a concrete mixer and sprayer, or a scissor lift. Innovative vehicles are Paus' strength and in related news, the MinCa 5.1 is now available as a hybrid. It transports five miners and offers even more space for mining or tool equipment because of the self-supporting chassis. All-wheel-drive, extremely stable axles and more stability through oil-immersed multiple disc brakes reflect the care about safety in mines. The 4-m length shortens the MinCa 5.1's turning radius, making it very agile. With mining and tunneling, there are always challenges and solutions and always "people who care." With safety in mind, Paus designed the MinCa 5.1, which can transport five miners and their gear. www.erlau.com Erlau AG | Erlau 16, 73431 Aalen, Germany | Tel +49 7361 595-0 ERLAU TYRE PROTECTION CHAINS Power of steel plus passion of man for advanced asset protection. •Reducing your operating costs •Lowering your downtime •Increasing your productivity

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