Battery electric trucks
- Dimensions (LxWxH)
- 11600 x 3500 x 3600 mm
- 65,000 kg
- Box range
- 32 - 40 m³
Sandvik TH665B underground truck features advanced Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) battery technology, emitting no underground exhaust emissions compared to traditional engines.
Cutting-edge battery technology
Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4 or LFP) battery technology produces no exhaust emissions and less heat than traditional engines, helping mines meet CO2 emission reduction goals while lowering ventilation requirements and related costs. The battery is field serviceable to avoid expensive downtime and logistics.
Quick battery swaps
TH665B features AutoSwap, a patented self-swapping system for the Artisan® battery pack. Swapping takes about five minutes, allowing the operator to stay in the cabin. It enhances safety and productivity and removes the need for heavy mine infrastructure.
Reduced cycle times
The truck delivers high speeds with its high-performance driveline. Instant torque allows for quick acceleration, with no need to change gears.
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The noise-resistant cabin is sealed and pressurized, using dust-resistant materials. It features three-layer laminated safety glass windows, emergency exits, an illuminated entrance and anti-slip steps. The cabin reduces whole-body vibration and includes a door lock and magnetic interlock switch for additional safety.
Regenerative braking converts mechanical energy into electric energy while braking. The truck utilizes regenerative braking for downhill speed control, reducing the reliance on friction brakes and extending brake life.
Operating interface optimized for underground
The 12 in. color display with advanced touchscreen functionality has all the needed information and alarms on one large dark display, designed specifically for the underground environment to reduce eye fatigue. The Sandvik Intelligent Control system monitors and warns the operator before failures occur, preventing severe damage and potential loss of production.
Mobile Charging Station
Sandvik Mobile Charging Stations allow battery changes in about three minutes with AutoSwap and AutoConnect. The charging and cooling units are the same size, allowing for a variety of configurations to fit any mine. This makes it easy to relocate and handle multiple operations simultaneously.
Rapid battery changes
Batteries are swapped quickly, without needing overhead cranes or forklifts. The operator drives to the swapping bay, lowers the depleted battery and retrieves a fully charged one. AutoSwap and AutoConnect mean there’s no need to leave the cabin.
Mobile recharging station
Charging depleted batteries requires the mobile charging station (MCS) and a connection to the mine electric grid. Use the same station to recharge any Sandvik-branded BEV loader or truck.
MCS units are uniform in size, enabling flexible and organized placement.
Move the charging and cooling units with a forklift, with recommended lifting directions from front to back. Side pockets facilitate forklift handling and aid in turning and adjusting unit positions. Hoisting brackets in each corner provide additional lifting options.
Battery As A Service
Sandvik Battery As A Service (BAAS) helps you shift to battery power by retaining ownership of the battery packs, chargers, spare parts and any needed maintenance. Each program is tailored to the needs of your fleet, mine design and cycle duties.
As the owners of the batteries and chargers, Sandvik assumes responsibility for their maintenance and assures availability of stock. You receive expert help to ensure your batteries remain in optimal condition. At the end of their lifespan, Sandvik will repurpose or recycle them responsibly.
In-house battery production
Sandvik designs and assembles its battery system in-house, with full control over research and development, enabling rapid response to customer requests, aftermarket needs and product upgrades.
Lithium-iron phosphate chemistry
Sandvik BEVs use a lithium-iron phosphate (LiFePO4 or LFP) battery chemistry. LFP batteries have a longer lifetime than the more commonly used cobalt-based lithium-ion chemistry. LFP cell temperature rises occur at a lower rate than other chemistries for enhanced safety.
Our BEVs are the result of over 15 years of battery design. We put batteries through extensive field testing in underground hard rock mines and have a test track that simulates mining conditions.
More productive, powerful and better for workers' health
"Every mine has a capital purchase or a maintenance replacement coming up in the next few years, and they would be missing out if they decided not to investigate or pursue battery-electric technology."