MH620 Roadheader for hardrock

Sandvik MH620 hard-rock miner is an electrically powered and crawler-mounted roadheader that is engineered to excavate roadways and galleries. This heavy-duty machine has a powerful transverse cutter head mounted on an extremely robust telescopic boom. It is designed to excavate rock with high compressive strengths.

MH620 is available as a PLC (programmable logical controlled) controlled machine or hydraulically controlled machine. Country-specific FLP certifications by various international approval authorities are possible.​


  • Designed for the economical excavation of rock exceeding 120 MPa uniaxial compressive strength to minimize operating costs
  • Hydraulically stabilized telescopic cutter boom offers optimum cutting power
  • Spraying systems for efficient dust suppression and cutting tool cooling
Technical data
Weight 125,000 kg
Dimension (L-W-H) 14,650 x 3,580 x 3,100 mm
Cutting height (max) 5,800 mm
Cutting height (min) 3,800 mm
Cutting width 5,500 - 8,500 mm
Cutter motor power 300 kW
Ground pressure 0.24 MPa
Loading capacity 350 m3/h
Max. tram speed 18 m/min
Installed power 522 kW
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