MC470 Continuous miner

Sandvik MC470 continuous miner is the ideal choice for room ​and pillar coal mines, salt and potash mines, and other operations that demand the highest cutting force. The miner effectively integrates proven technologies to offer high advance rates under tough mining conditions and in restricted spaces.​


  • 540 kW installed cutting power for unrivaled productivity
  • Heavy machine weight supports bidirectional shear-up cutting, reducing cycle time
  • Low cutting speed minimizes dust generation
  • High-capacity on-board filtration and suppression reduces dust exposure
Technical data
Cutter motor power 570 kW
Loading capacity 45 t/min
Ground pressure 0.27 MPa
Conveyor width 960 mm
Cutting height (max) 5,000 mm
Cutting height (min) 2,800 mm
Cutting width 3,800 mm
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Shear up

The Sandvik MC470 high-cutting power is a key feature of Sandvik’s continuous miner MC470. This and a heavy frame allow the machine to shear up and increase productivity in coal and potash mines.

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