Jukka Pihlava
Mr. Jukka Pihlava, Marketing Manager. Normet
Normet is a fast growing Finnish Technology firm with operations across the globe providing advanced solutions for selected customer processes in underground mining and tunneling environs. It develops, manufactures and markets machines, services and construction chemicals for underground processes such as robotized concrete spraying, highly mechanized explosive charging and scaling, lifting and installation and logistics.

In view of its sheer professionalism, it is currently the global leader in its market segment with its own sales and services companies in 6 continents, 22 countries across 36 locations. At bCIndia, Normet will 2 new products - Semmco Alpha 30 and Normet Minimec for Indian tunnelling and mining industry. Semmco Alpha 30 is a diesel hydraulic mobile concrete sprayer designed for tunnel profiles up to 7 m in height and 9 meters in width to Indian tunneling and mining market. The new NSP 30 concrete pump has a maximum pumping capacity of 30 m3/h. The accelerator dosing system with a total 550 liter accelerator volume is designed for a variety of modern accelerators. The spraying operation is controlled with a radio or wired remote control. Semmco Alpha 30 is designed to meet the latest market and customer needs with more emphasis on environmental and safety issues. Therefore, it has a Tier III diesel engine with a FOPS&ROPS canopy, its four-wheel drive and four-wheel steering make maneuvering easy in narrow tunnels.

The Normet Minimec is a mechanized concrete spraying manipulator especially designed for smaller-scale sprayed concrete works. It is the recommended solution for mechanized spraying in escalator and tunnel shafts, small diameter tunnels or in places where access is unavailable to larger machinery. The telescopic boom is mounted on a crawler carrier of which both rugged rubber tracks can be operated independently. This enables the Minimec to be turned around easily, even where there is little room for maneuvering. The carrier track motors and support legs are driven by a 14 kW diesel engine. The track motors are equipped with spring applied brakes which are activated whenever the operator releases the controls, for added safety.

The spray boom is operated by an electro-hydraulic power pack providing 7.5 kW of power. The boom is controlled by a wireless remote control system. With its telescopic boom, the Minimec can cover up to 8.0 meters in height and 6.4 meters in width with a spraying distance of 1.5 meters. Powerful LED working lights at different locations on the machine assures high visibility without the need for additional floodlights. It is CE-certified meeting all industry requirements and compliant with safety regulations.


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