Experimental Exploitation Wirtgen 2200 SM in Open Pit OAO Volsktsement

M. Pikhler, A. Il’, Yu.B. Pankevich
The article presents the results of pilot operation of Wirtgen 2200SM surface miner for the development of the Bolshevik carbonate deposit by slicing method. The description is given of test methods and procedures, technology parameters and performance indices of the machine in a variety of conditions. Recommendations are also issued on the new technology application at the Bolshevik deposit operated by OAO Volsktsement.