Supporting tunnel mining

Safety in tunnels using precise position measurement systems

The solution

Shields with hydraulic cylinders are used to protect miners in tunnels from falling rocks. BTL magnetostrictive linear position sensors of the K series integrated into the hydraulic cylinders allow exact positioning and secure monitoring of the shields.

The features

  • Compact design
  • Explosion-protected versions
  • made from stainless steel
In mining, tunnels are supported by shields with hydraulic cylinders
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