MR520 Roadheader for mining

Sandvik MR520 is an electrically powered, crawler-mounted roadheader designed for the production of potash and salt, with compressive strengths of 20–50 MPa. This heavy-duty machine has a specially designed transversal cutter head, which ensures a high cutting rate, and is equipped with loading spinners that bring cut material into a chain conveying system and discharge material to the main haulage system.​​

Country-specific FLP certifications by various international approval authorities are possible.


  • Compact design for high maneuverability
  • Modular design allows for rapid assembly and disassembly
  • Proportional load-sensing hydraulics for optimal energy utilization
  • High specific cutting performance for unrivaled productivity
Technical data
Weight 102,000 kg
Dimension (L-W-H) 14,250 x 5,500 x 3,440 mm
Cutting height (max) 5,200 mm
Cutting height (min) 3,900 mm
Cutting width 6,500 - 8,000 mm
Cutter motor power 325 kW
Ground pressure 0.24 MPa
Loading capacity 350 m3/h
Max. tram speed 13 m/min
Installed power 547 kW