Elphinstone WR820 Water Cannon

Elphinstone WR820 Underground Water Cannon integrated with RCT remote control

Elphinstone Pty Ltd is proud to be associated with RCT ControlMaster. This project was implemented by RCT’s bespoke department, RCT Custom, which was engaged to integrate a ControlMaster portable teleremote solution for the Elphinstone-manufactured WR820 Articulated Underground Water Truck.

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Elphinstone Underground Graders

Motor Graders - K Series

The Elphinstone UG20K Underground Motor Grader utilises the Cat® 120K2 base machine with custom modifications designed for underground conditions. Offering multiple cab configurations, the UG20K offers a safe, comfortable and efficient solution for your underground road maintenance.

Motor Graders - M Series

The Elphinstone UG20M Underground Motor Grader utilises the Cat® 120M2 (Tier 4) base machine. The UG20M grader has all the modern features of the M series Motor Grader, but is modified by Elphinstone specifically for underground mining.

Elphinstone UG20K Motor Grader

Elphinstone UG20K Motor Grader

  • GVM* 15,000 kg
  • Engine model Cat C7 ACERT™
  • Gross power SAE J1995 108 kW / 145 hp
  • Frame articulation left/right 20 degrees
  • Steering range left/right 47.5 degrees
  • Turning circle inner/outer 60/227” 1524 / 5766 mm
  • Width over front tyres 96.4” 2449 mm
  • Tyres 14.00 x 24 Triangle 12 ply E2 Tubeless

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

Elphinstone UG20M Grader

Elphinstone UG20M Motor Grader

  • GVM* 18,000 kg
  • Engine model Cat C7.1 ACERT™
  • Gross power SAE J1995 108-141kW / 145 - 189 hp
  • Frame articulation left/light 20 degrees
  • Steering range left/light 47.5 degrees
  • Turning circle inner/outer (shortened wheelbase) 63/235” 1600 / 5969 mm
  • Overall length (shortened wheelbase) 320” 8128 mm
  • Width over front tyres 98.9” 2511 mm
  • Tyres 14.00R24 Bridgestone VUT * L2 Tubeless

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

Elphinstone Underground WR820

The Elphinstone name returns to the Global Underground Mining Industry

Source: William Adams Winter Edition of Plus Magazine

We are pleased to announce the return of the Elphinstone name to the Global Underground Mining Industry. A recent agreement between Elphinstone and Caterpillar has paved the way for Elphinstone to re-establish their world-renowned brand and commence manufacture of specialised underground mining support vehicles from their original home base of Burnie, Tasmania.

While a return to underground mining had been contemplated by Elphinstone, the move was hastened by Caterpillar’s 2015 announcement they would complete the relocation of their Burnie based manufacturing operations to Rayong, Thailand by first quarter end, 2016.

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Elphinstone WR820 Series

Elphinstone Underground WR810 Agitator

Elphinstone WR820 Agitator

  • GVM* 50,095 kg
  • Payload 24,000 kg
  • Engine model Cat C11 ACERT™
  • Gross power SAE J1995 242kW / 325 hp
  • Articulation 42.5 degrees
  • Plant mix mode agitator bowl speed 0-19 rpm
  • Transit mode agitator bowl speed 0-8 rpm
  • Tyres 18.00R25

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

Elphinstone Underground WR820 Water Cannon

Elphinstone WR820 Water Tank

  • GVM* 42,631 kg
  • Water capacity 16,000 L
  • Engine model Cat C11 ACERT
  • Gross power SAE J1995 242kW / 325 hp
  • Articulation 42.5 degrees
  • Tyres 18.00R25

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

Elphinstone Underground WR810 Agitator

Elphinstone WR820 Water Cannon

  • GVM* 38,775 kg
  • Water capacity from 8,200 L
  • Engine model Cat C11 ACERT™
  • Gross power SAE J1995 242kW / 325 hp
  • Articulation 42.5 degrees
  • Water pressure approx. 150 psi
  • Water flow approx. 2,700 L/min
  • Water cannon nozzle size 38mm (1½)
  • Tyres 18.00R25

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

Elphinstone WR820 Series

The WR820 is the larger of Elphinstone's two purpose built base support platforms. Available in an open or enclosed cab configuration, the WR820 features an integrated Caterpillar powertrain delivering optimum performance and reliability in tough underground conditions.

ACERT™ Technology Caterpillar optimizes engine performance while meeting EPA Tier 3 regulations. ACERT™ Technology reduces emissions during the combustion process by using advanced technology in the air and fuel systems, in conjunction with  integrated electronics. The Caterpillar engine meets emission regulations at the combustion source rather than recycling exhaust gases.

c11-engineCat C11 Engine

The Cat C11 uses Caterpillar's breakthrough ACERT™ Technology to meet exhaust emission reduction standards. It features efficient fuel delivery, air management and electronic control for high productivity and exceptional service life.

Engine Design The four-stroke engine provides efficient fuel combustion. Precise engineering and thorough testing assure durability, reliability and power. Built-in serviceability and excellent fuel economy lower operating costs.

six speed transmissionCat Six-Speed Transmission

The field proven Caterpillar power shift countershaft transmission easily matches engine power to the load size and ground conditions.

Gear Application Gear ratios are designed to maximise productivity in specific cycle segments: Gear 1 provides highest rimpull capability for heavy load applications;  Gear 2 and 3 for normal loads and higher speed operations; Gear 4 and 5 provide excellent empty return and roading speeds.

Elphinstone WR810 Series

Elphinstone WR810 Underground Scissor Lift with Crane

Elphinstone WR810 Scissor Lift

  • GVM* 23,400 kg
  • Rated capacity 5,000 kg AS1418.10 Group A, Type 1
  • Rated capacity 4,000 kg AS1418.10 Group A, Type 2
  • Platform size 2,400mm wide x 4,000mm long
  • Engine model Cat C7.1 ACERT™ TIER 3
  • Gross power SAE J1995 168 kW / 228 hp
  • Articulation 42.5 degrees
  • Tyres 14.00R20

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

WR810 Agitator 6m3

Elphinstone WR810 Agitator 6m3

  • GVM* 29,400kg
  • Payload 12,550kg
  • Engine model Cat C7.1 ACERT TIER 3
  • Gross power SAE J1995 168kW / 228 hp (Cat C7.1 ACERT TIER 3)
  • Articulation 42.5 degrees
  • Plant mix mode agitator bowl speed 0-19rpm
  • Transit mode agitator bowl speed 0-6rpm
  • Tyres 14.00R20

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

WR810 Agitator 6m3

Elphinstone WR810 Fuel & Lube

  • GVM* 24,750 kg
  • Engine model Cat C7.1 ACERT TIER 3
  • Gross power SAE J1995 168kW / 228 hp (Cat C7.1 ACERT TIER 3)
  • Articulation 42.5 degrees
  • Tyres 14.00R20

*Approximate only. GVM dependent on product configuration

Elphinstone WR810 Series

The WR810 is the smaller of Elphinstone's two purpose built base support platforms.  Available in forward or centre mount cab configuration, the WR810 features an integrated Caterpillar powertrain delivering optimum performance and reliability in tough underground conditions.

ACERT™ Technology Caterpillar optimizes engine performance while meeting EPA Tier 3 regulations. ACERT™ Technology reduces emissions during the combustion process by using advanced technology in the air and fuel systems, in conjunction with  integrated electronics. The Caterpillar engine meets emission regulations at the combustion source rather than recycling exhaust gases.

C7.1 EngineCat C7.1 Engine

The Cat C7.1 uses Caterpillar's breakthrough ACERT™ Technology to meet exhaust emission reduction standards. It features efficient fuel delivery, air management and electronic control for high productivity and exceptional service life.

The four-stroke engine provides efficient fuel combustion. Precise engineering and thorough testing assure durability, reliability and power. Built-in serviceability and excellent fuel economy lower operating costs.

Cat Five Speed TransmissionCat Five-Speed Transmission

The field proven Caterpillar power shift countershaft transmission easily matches engine power to the load size and ground conditions. Electronic control makes fingertip controls possible, reducing operator fatigue and improving comfort.

Gear Application Gear ratios are designed to maximise productivity in specific cycle segments: Gear 1 provides highest rimpull capability for heavy load applications;  Gear 2 and 3 for normal loads and higher speed operations; Gear 4 and 5 provide excellent empty return and roading speeds.

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Based in Tasmania, Australia, Elphinstone Pty Ltd is an established Caterpillar Original Equipment Manufacturer with over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry.  Elphinstone specialises in the design, manufacture and support of quality equipment for the global underground, surface mining and rail maintenance industries.

Current products include the Haulmax extended distance, off-highway haul truck; the technologically advanced Railmax road-rail excavator and Elphinstone underground mining support vehicles. As an authorised Caterpillar Original Equipment Manufacturer, all Elphinstone products are sold and supported via the global Cat dealer network.
 
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