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Cat® inverter-equipped drives boost longwall face conveyor and plow performance

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World Coal,

Cat® longwall plow systems and armoured face conveyors have proven themselves by efficiently producing millions of tonnes of coal in mines around the world. Much of that coal has been produced using conveyors equipped with controlled start transmission (CST) technology, which allows soft or abrupt start through the use of motor stalling torque. This technology also has helped plow systems achieve production rates up to 20 000 tpd.

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