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Commercial-in-Confidence

Optimizing Mining Truck Performance


Project Completed & Implemented
Design review and re Design review and re--design design of MSD bodies for overburden & coal - Caterpillar USA
Identified root cause/s of failure Identified root cause/s of failure CAT MSD bodies, CAT 793 chassis, DT Hi-Load bodies etc.
Develop inspection strategies for risk management strategies for risk management for various trucks
Developed alternative repair techniques/modifications alternative repair techniques/modifications for improved repair life Developed alternative repair techniques/modifications alternative repair techniques/modifications for improved repair life.
Haul road condition index Haul road condition index for mines to minimize truck damage and maximize truck life
FE analysis and stress measurements on trucks on various truck types CAT 793, KOMATSU 930
Asset replacement strategies - planning
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Commercial-in-Confidence
Case Studies CAT 793 Chassis Failures
Identified root cause/s of failure CAT 793 chassis
Developed risk management to minimize risk catastrophic failure Developed risk management to minimize risk catastrophic failure
Developed alternative repair techniques/modifications for improved repair life.
Locations for focused
inspection and frequency
of inspections defined
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Loading
Driving
Driving on Dump
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