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Critical Lubricant Questions From the Mine Site

Equipment maintenance is essential to keep up with the increased productivity demands of a mining operation. After 36 years in this industry, I’ve seen firsthand the many challenges operations managers face in surface and underground mines – from extreme hot and cold temperatures to excess debris and humidity. Experience has taught me that the lubricant you select can make a significant difference in keeping systems running efficiently, especially in harsh operating conditions.

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SSAB’s Duroxite 200 Overlay Plate for Preventing Severe Sliding Wear

SSAB’s Duroxite 200 overlay plate is designed for preventing severe sliding wear, according to the company. Duroxite 200 saves money and improves productivity in a wide range of applications through higher output and less maintenance.

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Atlas Copco Extends Light Tower Range

Atlas Copco has extended its light tower range with the launch of the HiLight V4W, a new model that has been designed to offer superior performance at high altitudes and in extreme weather conditions. The energy-efficient and durable light tower is robust enough to operate with minimum maintenance and provides a reliable light source that supports safe and productive working conditions in construction and mining environments around the world.

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Dieselcraft Centrifuges Have Debris-Holding Capacity

Dieselcraft centrifuges have more than five times the debris-holding capacity of any filters on the market, according to the manufacturer. This is because the centrifuge removes contaminants from the oil flow all together. Filters take out solids and hold them from circulating further but plug and reduce oil flow and eventually reach the point of not working. The cleaning efficiency remains constant in a centrifuge where in a filter it drops off as the filter plugs.

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