Case Study: Mag-Shields Improve Excavator Availability

Posted by Chris Padman on 12 October 2020
Case Study: Mag-Shields Improve Excavator Availability
Challenge A fleet of Hitachi EX5600 excavators operated at a Queensland coal mine were suffering lost time due to high rates of Contamination Sensor Alarms.  These alarms necessitated stopping the machine while maintenance checked and cleaned the sensors before the machine could start again. 
Further, the elevated levels of iron in the machine's hydraulic system were causing reduced component life.  Solution After hearing of success with similar Hitachi machines...
Posted in: Mag-Shield  

Dragline Rigging Repairs -1

Posted by Chris Padman on 2 October 2020
Dragline Rigging Repairs -1
Socket Repairs  Visible indicators
Wear in bore and surrounding area Mushrooming in bushes
Deformation and loss of material in rope groove Risk Accelerated wear in mating components Accelerated rope wear Catastrophic failure   ...
Posted in: Mining FAQ  

Case Study - Rope Shovel Trip Mechanism

Posted by Chris Padman on 14 September 2020
Case Study - Rope Shovel Trip Mechanism
P&H 4100XPC Queensland Coal  A Queensland Coal Mine operates electric rope shovels, these machines suffered frequent production losses to dipper trip mechanism failure.  This had the effect of shutting down the shovels themselves and standing down of the haul truck fleets.  Revised and optimised system components, along with improved alignment overcame the problem.  Challenge
A Queensland Coal mine operated Komatsu P&H 4100XPB/C rope shovels in overburden cle...
Posted in: Mining FAQ  

Hydraulic Failure Clean-up

Posted on 3 September 2020
Hydraulic Failure Clean-up
    Here are some examples of hydraulic failure clean-up in mining trucks, excavators, dozers, loaders. 
Mag-Shield removes iron from contaminated systems, allows fast repairs with no follow-on failures.   1. Mag Shield in CAT 793D after normal operation                               2. CAT 777F after component failure   Find out more about Mag-Shield here or contact s...
Posted in: Mining FAQ Mag-Shield  

Case Study: Wearite Greaseless Excavator Bushes

Posted on 31 August 2020
Case Study: Wearite Greaseless Excavator Bushes
A NSW Coal Mine operating heavy excavators was suffering down-time due to failure of lubrication lines.  Wearite bushes were fitted to these machines, achieving 10,000hr life and reducing machine down-time.  Industry: Coal Mining                   Product: Wearite Blue Excavator Bushes Challenge A NSW Coal mine operated Hitachi EX3600 and EX5600 excavators as their principal digging equipment.  These machines had for yea...
Posted in: WEARITE Mining  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | Next >

What our Clients say

Read All
The bushes have lasted two years, which is the ...

Hitachi EX5600 Wearite User