Shifting heads are devices designed for quick shifting of shiftable conveyors.
Bench conveyors which are operated together with mining and dumping machines have a shiftable design. Since such conveyors need to be moved into a new position from time to time, the conveyor modules are equipped with steel sleepers and rails to allow easy shifting. The shifting procedure is done by shifting vehicles which travel up and down the conveyor line and move the conveyor in small steps into the new position. The shifting vehicle has a special attachment for rail clamping, the shifting head.
Our product range covers also shifting head fabrication and testing in our own workshop. Shifting heads are adapted to the specific rail type and the shifting vehicles used in the mine.
- Our shifting heads are designed, fabricated and tested in our own factory in Germany and allow for the quick and easy movement of shiftable bench conveyors
- Our shifting heads allow for the quick and safe movement of shiftable bench conveyors
- Our shifting heads are adapted to the specific rail type, as well as the specific shifting vehicle(s) to be used at the mine site
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Customer Project name Shifting head for shiftable dump conveyor Euroasiatic Energy Corporation Open-pit mine Vostochny 2009
Special design for extreme climate conditions
TAKRAF delivered the shifting head as part of a complete crushing, conveying and dumping system for the open-pit mine Vostochny in Kazakhstan. The shifting head has a special design for cold climate conditions and can be operated at temperatures down to -43 °C. The shifting head is adapted to the rail type R 65 according to Russian GOST standard.
hydraulically actuated R 65 according to GOST standard 1,800 mm from -43 °C to +40 °C
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