EL2000 Longwall Shearer

Typical Machine Length
45.1 ft
Installed Power
2548 HP
Haulage System
AC
Applicable Minimum Pan Width
40.6 in

Specs

Specifications

Typical Machine Length
45.1ft
Installed Power
2548HP
Haulage System
AC
Applicable Minimum Pan Width
40.6in
Cutting Power
2 × 500 kW (2 × 671 hp) @ 50 Hz; 2 × 600 kW (2 × 805 hp) @ 60 Hz
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
77ton (US)
Operating Voltage
2300V, 3300V, 4160V
Pump Motor
67HP
Coal Sizer
134HP
Seam Range
1.8-4.5 m (71-177 in)
Haulage Power
2 × 125 kW (2 × 168 hp) @ 50 Hz; 2 × 125 kW (2 × 168 hp) @ 60 Hz

Electrical Control Box - ECB2

Type (1)
This flameproof module contains most of the shearer electrical control and power distribution components.
Type (2)
High current carrying capacity of 400 amps; accommodation of trailing cables up to 120 mm² (4/0 AWG)
Type (3)
Internal chassis can be ‘bench built,’ tested and stored
Type (4)
LV circuit breakers resettable through FLP cover (reduced downtime) Powerful PMC Evo-S control system with state-of-the-art Ethernet communication
Type (5)
Containing cutter motor contactors, circuit breakers, control transformer, current monitoring, HV fuses, earth leakage and visible disconnect
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.
Type
A comprehensive health monitoring system is available, including oil levels and temperatures, flows, pressures and vibration analysis.

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
554in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
332in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
236in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
60in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
60in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
75in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
20in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
26in

Machine @ 50 Hz

Available Cutting Power
2 × 500 kW (2 × 671 hp); 2 × 620 kW (2 × 831 hp); 2 × 750 kW (2 × 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
77ton (US)
Minimum Pan Width
40.6in
Operating Voltage
3300V
Pump Motor
40HP
Seam Range
1.8-4.5 m (71-177 in)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers
46.15ft
Haulage Power
2 × 125 kW (2 × 168 hp)
Haulage Speed (maximum) - High Downdrives
98.8ft/min
Body Thickness
24in
Haulage Pull (maximum) - Low Downdrives
86.4ton (US)
Cutting Drum Speed - RA560
33.5, 38.8 and 43.8 rpm
Cutting Drum Speed - RA750
32.8, 37.4 and 45.2 rpm
Haulage Pull (maximum) - High Downdrives
90ton (US)
Haulage Speed (maximum) - Low Downdrives
102.9ft/min

Water Material

Type (1)
All Cat hose assemblies are designed according to ISO 6805 and proof tested according to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN 20066.
Type (3)
Hose selection and routing per industry standard best practices (including MDG41, ISO TS 17165N2 and SAE J1273).
Type (4)
Cat hoses are aligned with the standards of MSHA, DGMS and MA. MDG 41 compliant hoses are available for Australia.
Type (6)
Onboard water filtration (optional)
Type (5)
Stainless steel fittings (optional)

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)
Reconfigurable gear cassettes for adaptation of drum speeds
Type (2)
Integral monitoring transducers
Type (3)
Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (4)
Transmission rating of 750 kW at 50 Hz (1,207 hp at 60 Hz)
Type (5)
Separate oil compartments for high speed and planetary section (optimal cooling and lubrication)
Type (6)
Maximum drum diameter of 2500 mm (98 in)
Type (7)
Available cutter motors – 620 kW and 750 kW at 50 Hz (998 hp and 1,207 hp at 60 Hz)
Type (8)
Robust cowl drive mechanism (optional)
Type (9)
Vibration monitoring (optional)
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)
Distributed, high-performance PMC-S control system for machine control, health monitoring, system protection and predictive maintenance
Type (2)
Modular design allows individual configuration (from basic monitoring and protection to advanced automation) to meet customer requirements
Type (3)
Fast Ethernet Broadband communication allows enhanced diagnostics and analysis
Type (4)
Control system architecture with backup functionality
Type (5)
Widespread use of intrinsically safe components for improved serviceability and maintenance
Type (6)
Machine performance algorithm “advanced motor and speed control” for increased machine uptime, coal production and longer service life
Type (7)
Shearer automation levels available:
– Standard Machine Control
– Basic Automation
– Advanced Automation (including face alignment horizon control)
Type (8)
Pan Angle Measurement System (PAMS) enabling fully automated gate end cutting sequences without machine operator interactions (optional)
Type (9)
Horizon Control from PMC-R Controls to allow corrections to Floor and Roof drum cutting heights (optional)
Type (10)
Shearer Remote Operation to allow machine control from a safe remote location outside the face (optional)

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.
Type
Flameproof module containing the main 253 kVA haulage transformer, power supplies, auxiliary transformer, drive system circuit breaker, hydraulic pump motor, and a 250 kW (335 hp) 600V AC inverter drive with integrated regenerative breaking.

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, such as MSHA, GOST, MA, ATEX and DGMS, as well as Australia’s New South Wales and Queensland regulations.

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
554in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
332in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
252in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
58in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
58in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
63in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
16in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
24in

Dimensions (Approximate) - Mid-High

AFC Pan Width - Maximum
53in
AFC Pan Width - Minimum
41in
Clearance from Drum to AFC Toeplate
12in
Cutting Height - Maximum
170in
Cutting Height - Minimum
87in
Diameter - Shearer Cutting Drum
87in
Distance Between Drums with Arms Horizontal
554in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
332in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
258in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
62in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
62in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
87in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
24in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
28in

Powerpack - PP2

Type (1)
Single powerpack with less parts to fail and less tasks for quick and easy maintenance
Type (2)
Fixed displacement pump (Standard) – Capacity at 50 Hz: 49 L/min (10.8 gal/min); Capacity at 60 Hz: 59 L/min (13 gal/min); Operating Pressure: 280 bar (4,060 psi). Fixed displacement pump (Option) – Capacity at 50 Hz: 62 L/min (13.6 gal/min); Capacity at
Type (3)
Robust hydraulic reservoir of 140 L (37 gal) capacity
Type (4)
Integral monitoring transducers (oil level and temperature)
Type (5)
For use with ISO 68 hydraulic oils
Type (6)
Available with 6 section valve bank
Type (7)
Reliable low-voltage pump motor rating of 30 kW @ 50 Hz (48 hp @ 60 Hz)
Type (8)
Optional boost valve for accelerated gate end operations (recommended for cowls)

Hydraulic Material

Type (1)
All hose assemblies are to ISO 6805 and proof tested according to EN ISO 1402.
Type (2)
The hoses are assembled to Hose Assembly Standard DIN 20066.
Type (3)
Hose selection and routing per industry standard best practices (including MDG41, ISO TS 17165N2 and SAE J1273)
Type (4)
Cat® hoses are aligned with the standards of MSHA, DGMS and MA

Options

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

Mainframe - MF2

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, protects gearboxes against torsion
Type (3)
Split mainframe is available in case of transportation limitations
Type (4)
Modular design enabling for selective overhauls
Type (5)
Spray boom retrofittable
Type (6)
Mainframe add additional weight to cope with the most challenging cutting conditions

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
554in
Distance Between Ranging Arm Hinge Points
332in
Distance Between Trapping Shoe Centers
236in
Height - Top of Machine Main Body
65in
Machine Height - Over Main Body
65in
Maximum Cutting Drum Overall Width
45in
Ranging Arm Cutting Drum Diameter
98in
Ranging Arm Length - Hinge to Drum
111in
Shearer Drum Undercut of Floor
26in
Vertical Tunnel Clearance
31in

Machine @ 60 Hz

Available Cutting Power
2 × 600 kW (2 × 805 hp); 2 × 740 kW (2 × 998 hp); 2 × 900 kW (2 × 1,207 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 2086 kW (Up to 2,797 hp)
Machine Weight - Approximate
77ton (US)
Minimum Pan Width
40.6in
Operating Voltage
4160V
Pump Motor
48HP
Seam Range
1.8-4.5 m (71-177 in)
Typical Machine Length - Drum Centers
46.15ft
Haulage Power
2 × 125 kW (2 × 168 hp)
Body Thickness
24in
Haulage Pull (maximum) - Low Downdrives
96.8ton (US)
Haulage Pull (maximum) - High Downdrives
100.8ton (US)
Cutting Drum Speed - RA750
39.4, 44.9 and 54.2 rpm
Haulage Speed (maximum) - Low Downdrives
102.9ft/min
Cutting Drum Speed - RA560
40.2, 46.6 and 52.6 rpm
Haulage Speed (maximum) - High Downdrives
98.8ft/min

Ranging Arm

RA560 (9)
Vibration monitoring (optional)
RA560 (6)
Maximum drum diameter of 2000 mm (79 in)
RA560 (3)
Quillshaft transmission protection
RA560 (4)
High-speed gears and idlers rated for 560 kW at 50 Hz (900 hp at 60 Hz), hub rated for 750 kW at 50 Hz (1,200 hp at 60 Hz).
RA560 (8)
Robust cowl drive mechanism (optional)
RA560 (7)
Available cutter motor – 500 kW at 50 Hz (805 hp at 60 Hz)
RA560 (5)
Separate oil compartments for high speed and planetary section (optimal cooling and lubrication)
RA560 (2)
Integral monitoring transducers
RA560 (1)
Reconfigurable gear cassettes for adaptation of drum speeds

Haulage Unit - HU150

Type (8)
Quillshaft transmission protection
Type (9)
Machine parking brake (optional)
Type (2)
Transmission rating of 150 kW (200 hp) providing designed redundancy
Type (6)
Haulage unit accepts hydraulic motor for installation and face recovery
Type (1)
Haulage motor limited to 125 kW (168 hp)
Type (4)
Absolute encoder for accurate machine position detection (no reset devices at gate ends needed)
Type (3)
Transmission reduction of 137:1
Type (5)
Closed loop control for accurate load-sharing and increased service life of rackbar and sprocket
Type (7)
Oil temperature monitoring
Type (10)
Vibration monitoring (optional)

Dust Suppression

Available Solutions
Wide range of dust suppression solutions available:
– Body sprays
– Spray booms
– Sloughing plate sprays
– Spray rings (in place of cowls)
– Shearer clearers

Remote Control

Type (2)
Color graphic display
Type (3)
Tilt, drop and impact detection
Type (1)
Lightweight handheld device

Downdrive

Type (4)
Transmission rating of 125 kW (168 hp) for low downdrives/150 kW (200 hp) for high downdrives
Type (1)
Configurable for direct and indirect drives
Type (5)
Trapping shoe with replaceable wear inserts (for indirect drives), safe and easy to replace
Type (7)
Reconfigurable downdrive and shoe posts for different pan widths and seam heights
Type (3)
Designed for superior serviceability with quick and easy access for maintenance (Higher variants use cartridge design for top drive wheel assembly/lower versions provide access via top cover)
Type (6)
Suitable for all rack type systems
Type (2)
Fully removable, modular gearbox

Features

Taking the Shearer to the Next Level

Machine Mainframe

Ranging Arms

Haulage System

Downdrive System

Tested for Reliability

Shearer Automation

Condition Monitoring

Modular Control

The Cat Shearer Product Line

Standard Equipment

  • Gate End Data Connection
    • Powerline
    • WLAN

Optional Equipment

  • Coal Sizer
    • 100 kW (134 hp)