14 Nov Pump up the volume with advanced bearings technology
Excluding pumps that are part of equipment, such as hydraulic and oil pumps in the grand scheme of things, there are typically two types of pumps for the mining sector, according to Marcelo Falcao, Technical Support at Motion Australia in Brisbane. “The first is for water, the second is for slurry,” he says.
Marcelo stresses that it is extremely important that mining pumps and compressors have high quality components such as bearings. “The cost of the most expensive bearing is nothing in comparison with the cost of a critical pump that is not working.”
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