Off the road tire and rubber track reinforcement in mining

Off the road tire and rubber track reinforcement in mining
Off the road (OTR) mining equipment often work in very harsh conditions due to climates, bad road surfaces and heavy payloads. Off road tires and rubber tracks are the first contact with the road surface of a mine. This is critical to guarantee that your rolling equipment is operational at all times. 
The expectations of the end-user are high: long lifetime, even at high speeds and payloads, strong traction, riding comfort with limited wear, better fuel consumption, greater resistance to puncture or cut and on-site repair, retread and recycle service.

These expectations are best met with a radial OTR tire or steel cord reinforced rubber track.

Advantages

  • Complete product portfolio for the rip protection of belt, carcass, bead and chafer
  • Steel cords improve the overall lifetime of the tire in terms of durability, load capacity and footprint
  • Solution avoids accidents and down-time by making the tire more resistant to cuts, heavy impacts and corrosion
  • Technical and commercial service from a global team

Applications

Features

Shape Complex
Bulk Material C-steel
Coating Brass
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    Result The customer handles the production of the cables, but also on-site weaving (or splicing) and installation. The cables have a life expectancy up to 40 years

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    Situation You want to apply innovative solutions tailored to your projects

    Solution We analyze possibilities and come with economical solutions

    Result Save money and time during construction

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    Situation Want to create long aesthetical walls and avoid movement joints

    Solution Applying Brickforce® allows me to double my joint distance

    Result With Brickforce® masonry reinforcement I can create new and exciting masonry wall design

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    Situation We need a safe solution and huge monthly volumes

    Solution Via tests in the Bekaert lab, we worked out the required fiber mix with the lowest cost to serve our customers

    Result Cost efficiency must not be a compromise on quality

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    Situation Customer demand for compact boiler design through a total solution.

    Solution Joint development of an environment-friendly burner system.

    Result Customers improve their competitiveness.

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