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Raw material extraction in small and medium-sized mining operations

  • The versatile surface miner is used for the selective mining of raw materials with an unconfined compressive strength of up to 50 MPa or for routing work and infrastructure projects.
  • The 7 ft. 3 in. (2.20 m) cutting drum unit – tailored to the job – with a cutting depth of up to 11.8 in (300 mm) guarantees high production rates with minimum tool wear.
  • Trucks with a load capacity of between 20 and 60 tons can be loaded using the powerful liftable and slewable front-loading conveyor.
  • Its compact dimensions and smooth-operating, hydraulic all-track steering allow for optimum manoeuvrability even in tight spaces.
  • The spacious, walk-through operator's stand is heatable, air-conditioned, soundproof and vibration-proof, providing a less tiring and productive machine operation.

Technical Highlights

Learn more about the highlights and benefits of the WIRTGEN surface miners

  1. Drum tooling

    Extra-robust mining tools arranged in a helical pattern for high cutting performance, minimized tool wear and extended durability.

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  2. Safety equipment

    Comprehensive safety package ensuring compliance with international mining regulations.

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  3. Discharger conveyor

    Discharge conveyor including raising and slewing function for direct loading onto a transport vehicle.

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  4. Power unit with diesel engine

    Fuel-efficient, powerful diesel engine paired with a heavy-duty mechanical belt drive for high cutting performance.

  5. Service

    Surface miners are used as primary extraction equipment and are typically operated on a 24-hour basis. To ensure maximum machine availability, WIRTGEN offers a unique customer-specific service for large-scale projects: in close cooperation between the German main plant and the WIRTGEN GROUP’s local subsidiary, WIRTGEN sets up additional service facilities in the immediate vicinity of the customer’s site. Service centers ensure the professional repair or overhaul of surface miners while enabling a comprehensive parts inventory to be stocked at the same time.

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    Numerous WIRTGEN GROUP service experts offer “just-in-time” support on site.

  6. Track units

    Separately steerable and height-adjustable track units for full manoeuvrability and precise cutting depth adjustment in off-road operation.

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  7. Cutting drum

    Mechanically driven, wear-resistant cutting drum working in up-cutting mode for efficient operation.

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  8. Kabin

    Fully glazed and sound-insulated comfort cabin including swivelling function for productive working.

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Technical specification

Detailed information about the 2200 SM

Model 2200 SM
Cutting width 2,200 mm7′ 3″
Cutting depth (Conveyor system) 0 mm - 300 mm0 - 12″
Cutting depth (Windrowing) 0 mm - 250 mm0 - 10″
Engine power 708 kW / 963 PS708 kW / 950 HP
Emission standards no EC regulation / US Tier 2no EC regulation / US Tier 2
Operating weight CE * 52,560 kg - 53,910 kg115,873 lbs - 118,849 lbs
  1. [*] Weight of machine with half-full water tank, half-full fuel tank, driver (150 lbs/75 kg) and tools.

Surface Miner 2200 SM (Brochure)

Illustrations and texts are non-binding and may include customized fittings. Subject to technical changes. Performance data depend on operational conditions.

Market-leading and cutting-edge products for the Road and Mineral Technologies business sectors are constructed at the WIRTGEN brand headquarters in Windhagen, Rhineland-Palatinate. With its innovative, high-performance and cost-efficient products and technologies for cold milling, soil stabilization, hot and cold recycling, concrete paving and surface mining, WIRTGEN leads the world market in road construction and repair, as well as in mining natural rock and pay minerals.

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