Case Study: Wearite Greaseless Excavator Bushes

Posted on 31 August 2020
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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...

FAQ - Time lost due to lubrication failure in excavators

Posted by Chris Padman on 23 July 2020
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FAQ - Time lost due to lubrication failure in excavators
  A. Polymer bushes such as Wearite can replace lubricated steel bushes in many parts of the excavator mechanism.  These materials are rated to the duty of heavy mining applications and can operate without lubrication.  Wearite users have been able to reduce the number of vulnerable lubrication lines and thus reduce downtime associated with failures in these lines.  Experience in excavators in the 300 tonne + class has shown a trouble-free life over.  Savings are ...

WEARITE research study with UQMP

Posted on 8 May 2019
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WEARITE research study with UQMP
Examining the application of polymer bushings in mining equipment At ZEMEK, we don't just offer solutions we create them. To ensure we stay on the cutting edge of mining equipment and technology, we collaborate with world-class leaders and academics to design and develop mining equipment. We're currently collaborating with UQ Materials Performance (UQMP) a professional engineering consultancy and research business based at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. UQMP'...

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