15 Nov Heavy matters: Reducing wear and tear on quarrying applications
“In places where there is a lot of heavy rock and stone products moving through a shoot there is potential for significant wear on the surface of the plates,” explains Michael Rowe, BSC Product Manager for Abrasives and Sealants.
Extending the life of equipment and avoiding unnecessary downtime, is an ongoing challenge for quarry operators, which is where technical experts at BSC have the opportunity to implement solutions to alleviate certain pressures for site staff.
“Quarrying processes are precise and based on weight and size allowances,” says Michael. “So, the consequence of wear is that it can affect the loads being moved and, in some cases, result in materials being fed incorrectly into other machines.”
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