Atlas Copco’s Low Profile Loader gets Enclosed Cabin

Atlas Copco’s Scooptram ST7LP low profile loader – previously supplied with a canopy – has now been upgraded with a fully enclosed operator’s cabin.

Operators using 7-tonne loaders in low seam applications can now look forward to the protection of a fully enclosed, FOPS/ROPS approved cabin. This is the latest upgrade on the Atlas Copco Scooptram ST7LP, which was previously supplied with a canopy. The result is a more comfortable working environment with air conditioning, a spacious foot box and a lower noise level.

“The working environment for operators becomes more and more important to our customers”, says Franck Boudreault, Product Manager at Atlas Copco. “This new cabin is a result of a close dialogue with different mining companies.”

Atlas Copco is the only equipment supplier to offer a cabin in the 7-tonne low profile segment.

Scooptram ST7LP is a low profile 6.8 tonne capacity loader for demanding conditions in narrow vein mining. It is 1.4 m high and 8.5 m long and designed for back heights as low as 1.6 m. It has a short power frame and a long wheel base which makes it easy to maneuver.

Apart from the full functionality of the Atlas Copco RCS control system it also has a unique traction control system that minimizes wheel spin when entering the muck pile. This improves penetration, enables one passloading and significantly reduces tire costs.

Atlas Copco Underground Rock Excavation is a division within Atlas Copco’s Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area. It develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of tunneling and mining equipment for various underground applications worldwide. The division focuses strongly on innovative product design and aftermarket support systems, which give added customer value. The divisional headquarters and main production center is in Örebro, Sweden.

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