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Electric Rope Shovels

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7295 Electric Rope Shovel

  • Specification Summary

  • Dipper payload 45 tonnes
  • Dipper capacity 19.1-38.2 m3 (25-50 yd3)
  • Note Dependent on application and material density.
  • Working weight, with dipper and standard links 793259 kg
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Dimensions

Dipper payload 45 tonnes
Dipper capacity 19.1-38.2 m3 (25-50 yd3)
Note Dependent on application and material density.

Weights

Working weight, with dipper and standard links 793259 kg
Ballast (furnished by customer) 159665 kg
Note All specifications are based on a 19 m3 (25 yd3) dipper and standard 182.9 cm (72 in) treads.

Front End

Components One piece, forged, seamless tubular dipper handle and wide-spread boom point sheaves equipped with hoist ropes and dipper padlocks to stabilize dipper handle.
Standard Rope Data: Hoist – No. 2
Standard Rope Data: Hoist – Diameter 60 mm
Standard Rope Data: Crowd – No. 1
Standard Rope Data: Crowd – Diameter 57 mm
Standard Rope Data: Retract – No. 1
Standard Rope Data: Retract – Diameter 57 mm
Standard Rope Data: Boom susp. – No. 4
Standard Rope Data: Boom susp. – Diameter 70 mm
Standard Rope Data: Dipper trip – No. 1
Standard Rope Data: Dipper trip – Diameter 16 mm
Note High impact ropes available as an option
Crowd Rope Crowd: the crowd machinery is located at the front center of the revolving frame; consisting of a motor, brake, drum and gearing. Plastic-impregnated crowd and retract ropes are used to move the dipper handle fore and aft.

Electrical

Drive IGBT Acutrol drive system.
Power Requirements – Voltage 3 phase, 50/60 Hz, 7,200V
Power Requirements – 50 Hz 6,000V, 6,600V, 7,200V
Power Requirements – 60 Hz 4,160V, 7,200V
Power Requirements – Average power demand 538-753 kW (721-1,010 hp)
Power Requirements – Peak power 2152 kW
Note Other voltages available to suit customer requirements.

Main Structures

Upper works overall width (including standard walkways) 12.6 m
Crawler Dimensions – Overall width 182.9 cm (72 in) treads, standard 8.6 m
Ground Bearing Pressure – Total effective bearing area 29.3 m2
Ground Bearing Pressure – 182.9 cm (72 in) treads 269 kPa
Ground Bearing Pressure Ground bearing pressure is dependent upon many factors.
Planetary Propel Dual-motor independent drive.
Swing Parallel shaft gear cases, driven by a vertically mounted motor, are located on either side of the revolving frame.
Hoist A motor coupled to two gear reductions drives a 137 cm (54 in) hoist drum.

Optimal Working Ranges*

Dumping height – with clearance to open dipper door 8.4 m
Cutting height (maximum) 13.7 m
Cutting radius (maximum) 20.6 m
Radius of level floor 14.9 m
Revolving frame tail swing radius 7.8 m
Note *All specifications are based on a 19 m3 (25 yd3) dipper and standard 182.9 cm (72 in) treads.

Lube System

Type Automatic, single-line system for open gear lubricant and grease.
Components External fast fill from lower level.
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