most advncd system for transport of dug material in a cave

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most advncd system for transport of dug material in a cave

Postby Martin Sluka » Feb 11, 2008 6:42 am

system Alvek: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=levhlcVYcLw

10 years of work - more than 100 m3 of transported material, length
more than 50 m, depth -36 m, total angle 450 degree.

check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ALWEG too

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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a cave

Postby Scott McCrea » Feb 11, 2008 7:49 am

AWESOME!!!! :clap: :clap: :banana_yay: :banana: :bananabat: :bananabat:
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a cave

Postby Squirrel Girl » Feb 11, 2008 8:45 am

That's an awesome video of a phenomenal engineering project!
:bananabat:

Hah, someone will complain! :argue: The first guy at the dig site was in a cave without a helmet. The first two guys shown on the surface *did* have helmets! :doh:
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Anyway, thanks for posting. There sure better be a good reason to go to that much trouble, and I sure hope they find a lot of cave!
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby Martin Sluka » Jun 18, 2013 5:24 am

http://www.stream.cz/profil/seznam.cz/K ... _id=424620

The main advantage is that 30 mm T-profile used as the rail is possible to bow without any other tools, just caught between two rocks as support.

The rolls are from ball bearings. There should be enough space among rolls and rail to drive through all curves.

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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby batrotter » Jun 18, 2013 6:16 am

Awesome!
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby Chads93GT » Jun 18, 2013 10:42 am

so whats the purpose? afterall, why are they digging an endless tiny passage? do they know it connects to something larger or have they simply ran out of better leads, lol
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby gindling » Jun 18, 2013 1:30 pm

Even if it goes or doesn't, that is one impressive tram system. I am sure there is a reason they are working so diligently on this dig. Was that corrugated roofing tin holding up the left side of that passage!?
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby Martin Sluka » Sep 2, 2015 1:49 am

https://www.facebook.com/oscachtice/pho ... 92/?type=1

Main advantage of this construction of hanging rail for transport of material is that 5/4" steel T-profile one may curve by hands with help of two trees or rocks or cleft in bedrock. :)
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby Martin Sluka » Aug 16, 2016 3:05 am

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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby snoboy » Aug 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Seems this is a more recent video of the Arnika cave dig:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRAN8xYl5jM
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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby Martin Sluka » Dec 2, 2016 3:57 am

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Re: most advncd system for transport of dug material in a ca

Postby rlboyce » Dec 3, 2016 7:53 am

Have you guys finally encountered a breakout Martin?
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