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Mining Safety Equipment

Extracting valuable minerals and metals from the earth’s soil has been done for centuries. Mined materials such as sands and gravels, limestone, coal, gold, silver, copper and aluminum are used in making roads and buildings, making concrete and making electric circuits. Mining, in some regions, provides the foundation for local economies. The work conditions surrounding the mine industry are very dusty, muddy and noisy; working under extreme temperature ranges. Heavy duty mining safety equipment is needed to operate in these severe conditions. Dust generated by drilling in mines still places miners at risk. Akron Brass cares about the safety of personnel involved and wants to help minimize the dangers in controlling dust and exposure to the environment.

 

Mining Safety Products and Solutions:

Products suitable for the rugged mining environment must hold up to non-stop vibration, untreated recycled water and extremely dirty conditions. Fortunately, Akron Brass has a solution. We have heavy duty mining equipment, such as unique manual and electric monitor (water cannons) systems for firefighting, dust suppression, high duty cycle, equipment cleaning and rock face stabilization.

Our product are proven to be effective, both in application and in cost. We saved Hunter Valley Operations $100,000 in a year with the installation of a water cannon. Learn more about the process.

 

Product Uses:

  • Dust suppression – Dust control for the safety of miners
  • Fire suppression – reliable fire protection
  • Heavy vehicle wash down facilities – Programmable water cannons will clean your equipment automatically saving you time and resources using less water consumption.
  • Heavy vehicle wash down in-field (in processing & washing facilities) – Reduced maintenance costs and downtime by regular care and cleaning of equipment in the field.
  • Rock face stabilization or high wall washing – stabilize the rock face by washing out loose rocks for the safety of personnel and equipment.

 

Recommended Mining Safety Products:

  • Severe-duty electric monitor Style 3491 – This electric monitor is made for all of your heavy-duty needs. Created specifically for tough situations, this monitor is perfect for mining operations where you need a lot of power behind your washer.
  • Severe-duty hydraulic monitor Style 3492 – If you need a heavy-duty hydraulic water cannon, this might be the choice for you. This monitor runs on hydraulic power and is made for use in heavy-duty, rough environments.
  • MasterStream Nozzles – MasterStream industrial hoze nozzles are made for those who need a variety of options for their nozzles. This line of nozzles has a wide range of flow pressures, pattern control choices, and brands for you to choose from.
  • Industrial Monitors – For your industrial worksites, an industrial water cannon is a safe bet. These water cannons are designed to give optimal fire and dust suppression for industrial and mining environments, and can be operated continuously in a variety of conditions.

 

Schedule a mining equipment product demonstration today.

 

Resources:

Severe Duty Mining Flyer

Dust suppression solution supplied to South African mining industry

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