sandvik ts490L

Sandvik TS490L is a low-height, underground shield hauler engineered as an extremely robust longwall recovery vehicle for coal mines, capable of hauling larger longwall equipment. With a carrying capacity of 40 tonnes, it is the largest Sandvik underground shield hauler in the heavy lifting bracket.


  • Carrying capacity of 40 tonnes @ 1200 mm from the fork face
  • Capable of working in roof conditions as low as 1.8 m meters
  • Optional front and rear cameras and LCD displays ensure excellent visibility for operators
  • Rear frame includes non-slip surfaces and flat cover design for safer access
  • Compact design offers a small turning radius for narrow spaces
  • Ground-level daily maintenance enables safer servicing
Technical data
Dimension (L-W-H) 10.1 x 3.3 x 1.65 m
Capacity 40 metric ton
Weight (operating) 48,000 kg
Engine power 153 kW
Tractive Effort 380 kN
Speed (loaded) 19.5 km/h