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Supplier
Novatek

Contact: Sales or Julian Wills

Phone: 011 210 0700

Email:sales@novatek.co.za

Address: 6 Kindon Rd, Robertsham, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2091

HYDROPOWERED CHAINSAW
Specifications
Type: Chainsaw
OEM: Novatek
TRL: TRL8
Mining Cycle: Stoping, Support
Mining Activity: Supporting
Mining Method: Conventional, Hybrid
Mineral: Gold, Platinum, Chrome, Hardrock
Ore Location: Underground, tabular reefs
Rock Hardness: any
Working Pressure: Up to 18 MPa
Cutting Diameter: 325 mm
Cutting Time: Typ 4-6s on 200mm diam
Description: The Novatek hydropowered chainsaw uses a Cheetah frame, blade and chain, powered by a Novatek pelton motor and lubrication system. It is designed for cutting of timber supports in working areas equipped with hydropower. The Novatek-powered chainsaw has the following features: • It incorporates the advantages of the Cheetah saw, namely: o Well established in the industry. o Self-levelling frame. o Patented automatic chain tensioning achieved by simply releasing and retightening a single nut, no operator adjustment is required. o Light weight and portability. o Standard tool steel or optional tungsten carbide tipped chain. • Direct injection of chain lube. The Novatek lubricator automatically applies chain lubrication during each cut. • The Novatek pelton motor provides a simple and powerful drive for quick cutting and water flushing of woodchips. • The motor is controlled via a simple trigger valve based on a proven robust design incorporating a safety catch – operated with one hand while the other hand is used to feed the saw into the cut. • Heavy duty cage encloses all components and hoses, allowing the saw to withstand harsh mining conditions.