Machine downtime has an immediate impact on the return on investment (ROI) and the profit of construction and mining equipment. An investment in an automatic lubrication system for a typical machine such as the Caterpillar 320 excavator has an ROI of as little as nine months.
Lubrication reduces friction and allows moving machine parts to slide smoothly past each other. An automatic lubrication system has many advantages compared to manual lubrication.
A growing number of accidents are caused by people not being able to see properly when working on the road. Poor visibility, cramped working conditions, time pressure and traffic racing past…
Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps are found in a huge number of applications in the mining industry. Their attractive total cost of ownership is one of their key advantages.
A forklift is designed to operate quietly while traveling at a high speed. It may go unnoticed until it strikes you… The risk to your well-being is real.
The Problem Mobile mining equipment hydraulic systems are typically exposed to very high solid particle ingression rates. A mine was experiencing premature component failure on its excavator due to high particle contamination.
Graco recently launched the Grease Jockey – a new automatic lubrication system for the trucking and fleet industry.