Predictive Maintenance

Think tire temperature matters most? Think again.

Think tire temperature matters most? Think again.

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Mines freak out over hot tires. It’s easy to understand why. When tires work too hard, the associated heat breaks down their rubber. At best, this breakdown may reduce tire lifespan. At worst, it could lead to a catastrophic failure. With tires forming one of mining’s top costs, of course mines are careful to...

Wenco’s director of research and development discusses predictive maintenance technology

Wenco’s director of research and development discusses predictive maintenance technology

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As the mining industry has begun to realize the inherent benefits of predictive maintenance, we’ve seen an explosion of interest in new technologies and methodology for extracting and managing this type of data. Wenco’s director of research and development, Martin Politick, was recently interviewed by Mining-Technology.com’s Elly Earls and discussed predictive maintenance and its...