automated temporary roof support

automated temporary roof support

A support system used in underground mining operations designed to provide bolting operators with temporary support while installing roof bolts.
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Fletcher, the reputation of which proceeds it thanks in part to its development of the automated temporary roof support system (ATRS), has been working on the ergonomic aspect of its equipment and developing custom products.
Two to four stab jacks are lowered to the mine floor and an automated temporary roof support (ATRS) canopy is set against the roof.
have always been associated with Fletcher, who invented and patented aspects of the automated temporary roof support system (ATRS).
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