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American Mine Door's September 2013 e-NEWSLETTER

Track Cleaners

Track Cleaner for Tracked Mines - American Mine DoorAmerican Mine Door's Model 75 is a rugged, heavy-duty Track Cleaner ready to remove iron, copper, coal, potash, and salt from your tracked mine.

Designed to serve in a variety of underground mining environments, our Model 75 Track Cleaner operates while hitched to a locomotive.  It cleans your mine track using two methods:

  •  Using the Forward Plows, the track cleaner scoops excess debris from the outside of the railway. Once set to the best position, the plows funnel the debris into the center area between the tracks.
  • Between the rails is a Digger Plate traveling 1" above the railroad ties when in digger position. The digger plate strips through any debris which has compacted along the tracks. Loosened material is funneled up the digger plate onto a gathering conveyor chain. The gathering chain conveys debris onto a boom conveyor and then in to a receiving rail car being pulled by the Track Cleaner (coupled together).

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Track Cleaner in Production

American Mine Door currently has a Track Cleaner in production.  We invite potential buyers interested in the Model 75 Track Cleaner to call us and arrange for an on-site visit.  We'll be glad to have you view the new machine at various stages of development while it is in production.  To arrange for a visit, call us at 216-432-3240.

 Track Cleaners in Production

Impressive Credentials

Model 75 Track CleanerIn operation since 1906, American Mine Door has a reputation for providing rugged and reliable mining equipment, from Mine Doors and Cable Vulcanizers to Track Cleaners.  Our Model 75 evolved from the previous Canton Track Cleaner, which had already proven itself through extensive use in a variety of underground mine environments. 

Our Model 75 Track Cleaners have a clean spillage rate exceeding 1 TON per minute, clearing the roadbed for a distance of 6' 6" from the centerline on each side of the track and leveling the roadbed a total of 13' 0" out to out with plow extensions. A medium size locomotive tows the cleaner, one or more empties, and the change motor.

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Rugged Specifications

  • Standard Frame Height 46" track-cleaner-metal-mining
  • Optional REMOTE CONTROL operation
  • Caging Length 13'
  • Caging Width 6' 6"
  • Track Gauges 30" to 48"
  • Horsepower and Starter Horsepower 50
  • Maximum Cleaning Width, Standard 10' 0"
  • Maximum Cleaning Width with Plow Extensions 13' 0"
  • Conveyor Drives Hydraulic
  • Approximate Weight 18,000 lbs.
  • Rail Weights All Track-cleaner-iron-mine-copper-mine
  • Voltages DC, AC, Battery, Diesel
  • Motor-Full Duty Load 1 hour
  • Pump-Hydraulic-3 stage-GPM 50
  • Speed - Boom Conveyor 183 FPM
  • Speed - Gathering Conveyor 211 FPM
  • Minimum Height 38"
  • Overall Length 32' Track-cleaner-remove-salt
  • Motor RMP 17,500
  • Reducers - Two Planetary reducers for independent drives
  • Side Plates 1"
  • Digger Plate - Abrasion Resistant 1"
  • Boom Skip Sheet - Abrasion Resistant 1/4 :
  • Boom Chain - Ave. Ultimate Strength 91,000 lbs.
  • Conveyor Chain - Ave. Ultimate Strength 90,000 lbs. Track-cleaner-remove-potash
  • Dual Control Standard
  • Conveyors-Forward/Reverse Independent Drive
  • Independently driven, reversible conveyors permit quick clearing of stalled conveyors.
     

Optional Features for Model 75 Track Cleaner include Removable Plow Extensions, Jointed Boom / Front End (Cage Loading), Provisions for Dual Track Gauge and Rail Weight, Staple Lock Type Fitting in Lieu of JIC, Water and Ditch Control Assembly Gathering Conveyor Dual Operation Digger Plate Area Underside of Boom.

Request a Quote or Contact Us Today for more Information

Interested in the the Model 75 Track Cleaner?  Request a Quote today!  See why the world is turning to AMD for the best in underground mine equipment, including  Mine Doors, Cable Vulcanizers, and Track Cleaners.  Call us at 216-432-3240 or visit our Contact Us page to discuss your needs with an American Mine Door representative.

 

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