Upgraded Mine-duty Grader Has Many Improvements

Cat’s new 14M3 motor grader is sized to carry out haul road maintenance for operations using smaller trucks as well as for mine construction projects. Improvements over earlier models include a larger engine, increased fuel efficiency, improved machine balance, enhanced transmission performance, advanced electrohydraulic steering, more powerful telematics and operator-safety/convenience features. The Cat C13 ACERT engine replaces the C11 engine in earlier models and has an ECO mode to boost fuel economy by limiting the engine’s high-idle speed to 1,750 rpm in working gears, while maintaining machine power. ECO-mode savings are especially significant, according to Cat, when working at high idle in light to moderate applications in gears 3R to 5F. The C13 engine is available in three versions to suit emissions standards in the area of use.

Read more ...

Camera Stands Up to Extreme Conditions

Orlaco has introduced EMOS, a shock-resistant Ethernet camera with a fast 100-Mb/s connection that, according to the company, enables it to produce images that are displayed in real time. The camera is claimed to be suitable for use in extreme conditions, such as mounting on trucks, cranes, heavy construction and mining equipment, semiautomatic or remote-controlled vehicles, and more.

Read more ...

Router Handles Datacomm From Remote Sites

Siemens has expanded its cellular router portfolio by adding the Ruggedcom RM1224 as an entry level device. The Ruggedcom RM1224 with 4G LTE worldwide connectivity and automatic fallback to 3G UMTS or EVDO cellular networks is suited for providing data communication to and from remote locations.

Read more ...

Splices Offer Quick and Secure Cable Repairs

Deutsch said its Jiffy Splices are easy to install, designed to withstand harsh conditions and can quickly repair damaged electrical connections on equipment at the jobsite. Jiffy Splices protect connections from dirt, dust and water immersion to a depth of 3 ft.

Read more ...

Resource Center Whitepapers, Videos, Case Studies

Let's stay in touch!

All of the latest mining news and our digital edition sent to your inbox once a week.

We'll never share your email address, and you can opt out at any time, we promise.