Essential Support Products for Underground Coal Operations

New or Rebuilt Equipment, Outstanding Service, Support and Parts

The Matrix Equipment Division distributes and manufactures a variety of coal mine-essential support products. Matrix offers new or rebuilt equipment, outstanding service, support and parts.

  •  Wet & Dry Dusters
  • Rock Dust Bins
  • Dozer Kits
  • Refuge Shelters
  • Roof Bolter Accessories

“The Matrix Typhoon trickle duster with it’s 1,000 lb. capacity and automatic timer allows us to fill it and forget it. A near zero maintenance cost is the icing on the cake. We have installed multiple Typhoon trickle dusters along our conveyor belt lines with outstanding results.”

Reed Donahoe – Ramaco Resources
Typhoon 1000-LB Duster

Typhoon 1,000 Lb. Capacity Electric
Trickle Duster

The Matrix Typhoon is the simplest trickle duster on the market. Typhoon’s motor is direct coupled to the blower with no belts. Air vibrators fluidize the dust for 100% clean-out. No electric vibrators, augers, packing or seals to maintain!

  • 1,000 lb. Capacity
  • Direct drive 5 hp 480V or 575V motor

  • 70 CFM blower

  • Air vibrators eliminate the need for electric vibrators

  • No auger, packing or seals to maintain

  • 10 lb/minute discharge rate – dust can be carried further down the entry

  • Skid mounted

  • Check valve protection for blower

  • Washable synthetic air filter

  • 5 psi adjustable relief

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Dust Demon
36V Electric
Blanket Duster

The new Matrix Dust Demon 36V electric blanket duster allows you to blanket dust remotely with 15 feet of hose or dust up to 200 feet with a 2” hose. Ideal for your belt heads, belt lines and take-ups.

  • 1,000 lb. hopper capacity
  • 36-volt, 5 HP motor with direct driven blower

  • Air vibrators eliminate the need for electric vibrators and allows for 100% clean-out

  • (6) 6-volt industrial batteries

  • On-board 36-volt charger

  • Roots 33 blower

  • 2” trailer coupler & trailer support jack

  • Foam-filled 18X8.50 tires

  • Dusts up to 200’ with 2” hose

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Wet dusting for coal mines

Bantam Duster

This first-of-its-kind pull-behind battery-powered duster provides operators with many options over hand dusting. Pull the duster behind a rubber tire ride to blanket dust belt drives, take ups, under belt lines and across areas not easily accessible for hand dusting.

  • 150 lb. hopper standard, Optional 400 lb. hopper
  • 36-volt, 5 HP motor with direct driven blower and belt-driven auger

  • Dusts up to 200’ with 2” hose

Wet dusting for coal mines

Scoop Bucket
Wet Duster

The WD300 wet duster is carried in a scoop bucket and powered by the scoop hydraulic PTO.

Wet rock dusting allows operators to dust on-shift with workers inby, reducing the hazards associated with respirable dust.

The WD300 is user-friendly and does a GREAT job!

  • 300-gallon hopper with in-tank mixers
  • Slurry pump is powered by a hydraulic motor that transfers slurry through a spray wand

  • Easy access for mixing and clean-out
  • Dimensions: 78”W x 84” L x 28” H

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Rock Dust

Matrix rock dust bins are available in 50 – 150 ton capacity. Rock dust can be discharged to the surface or through a borehole to various types of rock dusting equipment.

  • Portable units in 50 – 75 ton
  • Stationary units in 100 – 150 ton
  • 480 – 575 volt blower or compressor package power unit
  • Bin can be easily filled from a bulk tanker truck
  • Operator controls allow batch filling up to 1-ton per minute
  • Electronic weighing systems can be installed
  • Bins can be vented to the atmosphere or through a cyclone collector


  • 6 hours of emergency oxygen and CO2 scrubbing
  • MSHA-approved

Roof Bolter

ATRS Roof Strap Holder
Adapter Kit for Roof Bolters

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  • LifeShelters
    – Patented “Bottles Off” design
    – MSHA-approved
    – Supplies


Dust Demon
Blanket Duster

WD300 Scoop Mounted
Wet Duster

Rebuilt Dual-Auger Pull Behind Duster



Rebuilt 35-Year-Old
West Virginia Armature Mantrip

The Matrix Equipment Group fully rebuilt
this old workhorse and now
it’s ready to move miners again.