GH1600

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Overview

The Gleithobel Plow System GH1600 was specifically developed for very hard coal and high productivity by doubling the installed power of the GH800 to 1600 kW (1,080 hp). It can be used in seams from approximately 1.0 m (39 in) up to 2.53 m (91 in) with a portal arm.

Specifications

Units:
Coal Hardness Medium to extremely hard coal Medium to extremely hard coal Less
Maximum Installed Power 2 × 800 kW (2 × 1,080 hp) 2 × 800 kW (2 × 1,080 hp) Less
Maximum Cutting Depth 8.27 in 210.0 mm Less

Mining Height

Seam Range 1.0 m-2.3 m (39.3 in-90.5 in) 1.0 m-2.3 m (39.3 in-90.5 in) Less

Coal Hardness

Type of Coal Medium to extremely hard coal Medium to extremely hard coal Less

Power

Maximum Installed Power 2 × 800 kW (2 × 1,080 hp) 2 × 800 kW (2 × 1,080 hp) Less
Maximum Plow Speed 3.6 m/sec (720 fpm) 3.6 m/sec (720 fpm) Less

Cutting

Maximum Cutting Depth 8.27 in 210.0 mm Less

Technical Data

Bottom Bit Positions - Position 1 +12 mm (+0.04 ft) +12 mm (+0.04 ft) Less
Bottom Bit Positions - Position 2 -10 mm (-0.03 ft) -10 mm (-0.03 ft) Less
Bottom Bit Positions - Position 3 -21 mm (-0.07 ft) -21 mm (-0.07 ft) Less
Bottom Bit Positions - Position 4 -35 mm (-0.11 ft) -35 mm (-0.11 ft) Less
Cutting Depth 0.69 ft 210.0 mm Less
Maximum Drive Power 2 × 800 kW (2 × 1,080 hp) 2 × 800 kW (2 × 1,080 hp) Less
Mechanical Height Adjustment 180-300 mm (0.59-0.98 ft) 180-300 mm (0.59-0.98 ft) Less
Plow Heights (with gobside support) 1860-2160 mm (6.10-7.08 ft) 1860-2160 mm (6.10-7.08 ft) Less
Plow Heights - Height 1 980-1230 mm (3.22-4.04 ft) 980-1230 mm (3.22-4.04 ft) Less
Plow Heights - Height 2 1180-1480 mm (3.87-4.86 ft) 1180-1480 mm (3.87-4.86 ft) Less
Plow Heights - Height 3 1445-1745 mm (4.73-5.73 ft) 1445-1745 mm (4.73-5.73 ft) Less
Plow Length 9.74 ft 2969.0 mm Less
Weights 5600-8600 kg (12,345-18,960 lb) 5600-8600 kg (12,345-18,960 lb) Less

The Principle of Plowing

Highest performance in low coal


Plow Guide


Plow Body

Reduction of wear and tear


Horizon Control

Controlling the coal seam


Drive System

Maximum power with total control


Control System

Intelligent control of plow performance


Incremental Plowing

Highest safety and productivity in low coal


Plow Line Pans

State-of-the-art conveyor technology


Plow Roof Supports

Maximum protection underground


Safety

Maximum protection of men and machine


Serviceability

Easy underground replacement of wear parts


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