Utimec LF 1000 Water is a dedicated water carrier unit for underground mines and tunnel projects. It has been designed for road watering, dust suppression and fire extinguishing works. It can carry up to 10 000 L of water.
The powerful liquid cooled turbo charged Deutz 155 kW or MB 170 kW Tier 3 classified engine option provides clean and efficient operation. Maximum speed in horizontal tunnel is 18 km/h. The fully reversible 4 WD with high traction capability ensures safe and sure movement in difficult ground conditions. Efficient hydraulic dual-circuit oil immersed multi-disc brakes provide safe driving and braking.
Vehicle has optional front axle suspension system that improves driving safety and comfort and reduces fatique. The suspension system reduces vibration from wheels to the cabin and improves handling of the vehicle. The suspension system gives efficiency and speed to vehicle usage, with safety and comfort for the driver and the passenger.
The new Normet FOPS and ROPS approved safety cabin provides superior visibility and comfortable compartment for the driver and the passenger. Cabin is designed for safe and easy entry and exit. Door openings are wide and handrails and non-slip steps are correctly positioned. Dashboard is easy and simple to use. New multifunctional display (MID) provides driving information (speed, RPM, temperatures etc.) and information can be recorded for analysis. Enclosed cabin provides noise level < 75 dB ensuring safe and comfort driving.
Vehicle layout allows easy access to all service points, all daily checks can be done from the ground level.