The spreader is the last link in the chain of continuous transport of excavated material in open pit mining and is used for dumping of overburden at the landfill. Spreader systems from thyssenkrupp are built to suit the particular operating and capacity conditions. They consist of the two assemblies – tripper car and spreader.


One of the largest spreaders in the world in a German lignite open pit mine.

Length of discharge boom: 100 m

Capacity: 22,500 m³ per hour


C-frame type spreader on twin crawlers in an Uzbek open pit mine.

Unloading height: 18 m

Length of discharge boom: 35 m

Capacity: 2,000 m³/h