TORQUE AND POWER MONITORING IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

With the enormous cost of downtime in mining operations, Binsfeld understands how important it is for companies in the mining industry to keep their operation running efficiently. TorqueTrak products are used in the development, commissioning, and operation stages of a variety of mining equipment including conveyors, excavators, and mills. Our products allow clients in the mining market to measure the true mechanical torque and power on virtually any rotating shaft, helping minimize downtime and increase operational efficiency.

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BENEFITS OF USING TORQUETRAK PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Reduced downtime

  • Know when shaft performance is degrading when maintenance is needed (Predictive Maintenance)

Increased efficiency

  • Ensure machine is running at peak performance and identify excessive energy losses in couplings, gears, and bearings

Reduced operation costs

  • Keep things running at peak efficiency to increase equipment longevity and ensure less downtime

Smart troubleshooting

  • Quickly and accurately determine the root cause of malfunctioning equipment

Mining Applications

Diagnostics/Testing

  • Root cause pulley and bearing failures 

Process Monitoring & Control 

  • Reduce downtime by knowing when coupling, gearbox, or bearing performance is degrading
  • Initiate preventative maintenance or replace worn components only when needed

Performance Validation

  • Verify actual conveyor performance against theoretical models (demand power, shaft torque, dynamic behavior)
  • Confirm adequate load sharing and VFD functionality 

Process Improvement

  • Increase conveyor capacity by knowing power losses in gears/coupling

FEATURED APPLICATION: Troubleshooting Overland Conveyor VFD's
MINING CLIENTS