Case Study - Major Downtime Avoided for Excavator Operator

Posted on 20 April 2021
Case Study - Major Downtime Avoided for Excavator Operator
The Problem  This Hitachi excavator operates at a Western Australian mine and has suffered repeat failures of the hydraulic main pumps. Additionally, engineering staff lost confidence in the contamination alarm system due to many ongoing false alarm indications.  The Solution
The operator installed BAY6 Solutions' Mag-Shield magnetic filter solution into the main hydraulic tank. Iron contamination generated during normal operation, and post-failure residual contaminati...
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Proven Reliability Gains for Hitachi Excavators

Posted by Chris Padman on 22 March 2021

 

 

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New clean room furthers Zemek's quality credentials

Posted by Chris Padman on 1 February 2021
New clean room furthers Zemek's quality credentials
A leader in producing and refurbishing quality mining equipment components, Zemek Engineering is always looking to improve control over its operations and therefore quality.  The new, purpose built clean room, recently opened in Zemek's Mackay facility. The room provides a sterile environment for sensitive work such as bearing fitment and Mag Shield filter kit assembly.  The room features-
Temperature and humidity control
Easily cleaned white plastic benchtops
Boot wash o...
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P&H 4100XPB Rebuild with Wearite bushes

Posted by Chris Padman on 11 December 2020
P&H 4100XPB Rebuild with Wearite bushes
ZEMEK Engineering has recently installed new Wearite bushes on a client's P&H4100 Dipper door. Wearite's demonstrated benefits: Improved safety - Dry ice use eliminates liquid nitrogen handling risk. - Safer handling with less than 3kg Wearite parts vs 20kg OEM metal parts. Reduced Cost - Two large bushes fitted under 30 minutes. - No grease required in operation. - No line bore required when replacing Wearite bushes.   See the simple installation ste...
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Canadian - Australian Collaboration Bears Fruit

Posted by Paul Hockings on 1 December 2020
Canadian - Australian Collaboration Bears Fruit
  Canadian Trade Commissioner, John Williams met with Zemek management and staff during his recent visit to the company's offices in Mackay.  John has a keen interest in business collaboration between Canada and Australia and the mining industry is a key sector. 
Bay 6 Solutions of Edmonton in Canada have developed a revolutionary rare earth magnetic filtration technology for heavy mining equipment known as Mag-Shield.  Mag-Shields have been shown to significan...
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