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Safety first, safety always

The new Sandvik LS312 with quick detachment system (QDS) meets the challenges of underground loading and hauling applications.

The new Sandvik LS312 heavy-duty flameproof underground loader is designed to meet the latest major international safety standards. Powered by a C7.1 mechanical engine with Tier II emission standards, the new 12-tonne loader includes electronic diesel engine safety shutdown systems and roll-over and falling objects (ROPS/FOPS) protection fitted as standard on all units. The engine has been developed into a new certified diesel engine system for Sandvik LS312 with targeted minimization of emissions, maintenance and total cost of ownership.

This new LHD utility vehicle with Sandvik quick detachment system (QDS) provides a safe and efficient solution to meet the challenges of underground coal loading and hauling applications and reduces personnel exposure to harmful diesel emissions through use of Tier II engine and integrated exhaust aftertreatment systems. Reduced consumables and up to 20 percent diesel fuel savings, as well as a 15 percent reduction in service time due to improved maintainability, contribute to lower operating costs.