Underground Structure

Underground Structure

Fenner Dunlop ECS has a full range of engineered conveyor structure to meet the most demanding applications for underground mining. Fenner Dunlop’s underground structure is designed for Longwall mining operations as well as Room & Pillar mines. State of the art engineering and manufacturing processes are used in producing Fenner Dunlop ECS structure. Our manufacturing process employs lean principles and includes in-house test rigs, laser alignment/measuring, along with stringent quality control monitoring to ensure excellent belt tracking and rapid installation and removal.

Rigid Bolt-Together Structure

The Fenner Dunlop ECS Rigid Bolt-Together Structure is designed to handle the increased loads of today's rugged longwall mining operations. Fenner Dunlop ECS Rigid Bolt-Together Structure is built to operate for the long-term in a demanding underground work environment and is typically furnished with 5", 6" and 8” channel rails.

Rigid Bolt-Together

Features:

  • Hardware Kits included
  • Can employ the same idler frame as wire rope type conveyors
  • Can be used with flat or v-return idlers
  • Available in 54" to 84" belt widths
  • Available in CEMA E and F (6” and 7” rollers)
  • Available in both roof hung & floor mount configurations
  • Manufactured in 8’, 10’, and 12’ lengths

Rigid Quick Connect Structure

The Fenner Dunlop ECS Rigid Quick Connect Structure is offered in two connecting styles. The Quick Lock™ style connects the channel sections with a handle locking pin and the Slide Lock™ style enables you to quickly assemble the system by sliding the channel together with a specially designed locking rivet system. Both the Quick Lock™ and Slide Lock™ styles are designed for faster assembly and dismantle while also offered in either roof hung or floor mounted constructions. Manufactured with the same sturdy quality as our Rigid Bolt-Together structure to operate for the long term in a demanding underground work environment.

Quick Lock Structure

Slide Lock Structure

The Slide Lock™ Style Rigid Quick Connect Structure

Slide Lock™ offers quick assembly by sliding the channel together with a specially designed locking rivet system. Designed and manufactured for faster assembly and dismantle which saves time/money on belt advances and recovery.

Slide Lock OpenSlide Lock Closed

Features:

  • Rapid assembly & dismantle
  • Minimal assembly tools required
  • Shorter installation time equals increased production
  • 3" channel for 42" belt lines and 4" channel for 48" belt lines
  • 10' structure kits
  • Excellent choice for Room & Pillar development

The Quick Lock Style™ Rigid Connect Structure

Quick Lock™ connects the side rail sections with a handle locking pin for quick assembly and dismantle. This offers a quicker/easier alternative to the Rigid Bolt-Together structure. Excellent for larger width belt lines.

Quick Lock OpenQuick Lock Closed

Features:

  • Rapid assembly and dismantle
  • Minimal assembly tools required
  • Shorter installation time equals oncreased production
  • Typicall furnished in 5", 6" and 8" channel sizes
  • Excellent for both Room & Pillar, longwall and permanent belt lines

Catenary Rigid Structure

The Fenner Dunlop ECS Catenary Rigid Structure can help handle the high tonnage and rapid extraction rates that Longwall mining demands, with rugged conveyor construction and minimum move time. Fenner Dunlop ECS can provide Catenary conveyors in belt widths from 48" to 60".

Catenary Structure

Features:

  • Rigid side rails made of round tubing
  • Extremely portable
  • Excellent Longwall retreat work (High tonnage and frequent moves)
  • Heavy duty adjustable floor stands
  • Quick assembly and dismantle
  • Few tools required

Under Construction

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CEMA E & F Underground Structure Fenner Dunlop’s CEMA E & F structure is tailored for Longwall mining operations. State of the art engineering and manufacturing processes are used in producing Fenner Dunlop ECS structure. Our manufacturing process employs lean principles and includes in-house test rigs, laser alignment/measuring, along with stringent quality control monitoring to ensure excellent belt tracking and rapid installation and removal.
RP Series Fenner Dunlop’s CEMA C structure is an excellent choice for main line and panel applications in Room & Pillar mines. State of the art engineering and manufacturing processes are used in producing Fenner Dunlop ECS Structure. Stringent quality control monitoring methods are used to ensure excellent belt tracking and rapid installation and removal.
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