Corrosion in wheel rims can lead to premature failure and increases the safety risks that must be considered when removing mining tyres from a damaged rim. Safe to Work speaks with ITW Polymers & Fluids about the importance of having the right corrosion inhibitor in mining fleets.
Industrial road tyres can be potentially dangerous to work around due to their large size and magnitude of air or gas pressures. LSM Technologies explains how its heavy-duty tyre monitoring system (TMSystem) helps to mitigate the hazards of working with pneumatic tyres on any type of vehicle.
Specialized Maintenance Equipment (SME) has alleviated the safety and productivity risks of ultra-class tyre maintenance with the development of a heavy-duty jacking system. SME, a subsidiary of Nordic Minesteel Technologies, has removed the necessity for tyre technicians to manually drag heavy jacks and multiple safety stands under ultra-class haul trucks during maintenance. The company has … Continue reading Specialized Maintenance Equipment reduces tyre jacking risks
Repairing damaged off-the-road tyres from mining vehicles has historically been limited to traditional repair methods with many repairable tyres often discarded to landfill. Kal Tire discusses the steps it is taking to save hundreds of tyres from going to waste.
There is a way to reduce risk and prevent five-figure mining tyres from living a short and costly life – preventative maintenance repair. Vanessa Zhou visits TyreDoctor’s New South Wales repair facility to find out how the company facilitates this maintenance strategy.
Mine site tyre management presents a series of safety concerns that must be mitigated to avoid injury. Safe to Work explores how Kal Tire approaches this priority.