New clean room furthers Zemek's quality credentials

Posted by Chris Padman on 1 February 2021
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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...

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 ...

FAQ - How does magnetic filtration effect oil analysis and failure prediction?

Posted by Chris Padman on 10 July 2020
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FAQ - How does magnetic filtration effect oil analysis and failure prediction?

 

 

A - Rare earth magnetic filtration systems remove most, but not all iron contamination from hydraulic systems; typically 60-70%.  The effect on oil analysis is that any trends in iron remain intact, just at a lower base-line.

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FAQ - How can I improve the life of shovel dipper door trip mechanism components and ropes?

Posted by Chris Padman on 2 June 2020
A -  Zemek have observed these steps can provide improvements to the life of components and ropes -  Correct alignment of system mechanism. Use of engineering polymer guide components limits wear to mating components. Low friction components reduce load and wear on ropes particularly. Revised trip sheave design shown to extend rope life. More information Contact us for more information and get more mileage from your mining equi...

JAWS Buckets & Attachments Conference

Posted on 1 May 2019
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JAWS Buckets & Attachments Conference
ZEMEK and JAWS join forces for dipper door upgrades  ZEMEK has been involved with the Australian mining industry since the 1970's. During that time, we've evolved from a local business to an international solutions provider. We're incredibly proud of our success but it wouldn't be possible without collaboration. Over the years, we've been fortunate to work with some of the leading brands in mining. In 2017/18, we joined forces with JAWS Buckets & Attachm...

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