Roadheader, also called a boom-type roadheader, road header machine, road header or just header machine, is a piece of excavating equipment consisting of a boom-mounted cutting head, a loading device usually involving a conveyor, and a crawler travelling track to move the entire machine forward into the rock face.
Loreen International Tunnel Boring Machines are not only used in mining and tunneling industries, they have been widely used, but can also be used in the construction of wine cellars and cave houses, subway tunnels and other tunnel and excavation projects.
Roadheader cutting head type:
Transverse - rotates parallel to the cutter boom axis
Longitudinal - rotates perpendicular to boom axis