Magnetic Plug Inspections

Magnetic Plug Inspections

Techenomics have been performing magnetic plug inspections since 2002, covering equipment fleets such as haul trucks, rear dumps, dozers and loaders, the collected data has provided maintenance planners with the vital information directed at identifying  iron wear generation, this service provides planners insight  information  to the component life of wheel hubs, final drives and other planetary gearboxes. Preventing unnecessary failures is the key to cutting costs.

Preventative Maintenance is all about insight knowledge of the equipments compartments, Magnetic Plug Inspections provide this sight into the future by capturing wear particles on the end of a Magnetic Plug, these plugs sit inside the compartment, each time the oil passes the magnet, the magnet filters the oil by holding the wear particles, this stops wear generation from increasing dramatically caused by normal particle rubbing on internal components.

Magnetic wear is graded in levels of wear, level A being in good, clean condition, Level B being moderate amounts of debris and Level C being large amounts of debris being held on the plug, recommendations are then provided in the Online reporting via BLUE OCEANS.

Techenomics have been performing on-site magnetic plug inspections on equipment fleets, such as haul trucks, rear dumps, dozers and loaders, since 2002. These inspections identify iron wear generation.

The data and statistics that Techenomics collects provides Maintenance Planners with vital information so they can estimate the component life of wheel hubs, final drives and other planetary gearboxes. Accurate estimation of component life reduces costs by preventing unnecessary and unexpected failures.

IMG-product-mag-plugsSuited for Rear Dumps, Excavators, dozers, loaders, haulers and shovels. Chemical composition Ba/Sr0.6Fe2O3.

 

 

 

  • Produced by powder metallurgical process
  • Readily available in various forms
  • Comparatively hard and brittle, cannot be drilled or machined
  • Extremely stable and resistant to demagnetization
  • Very cost effective price/output ratio
  • Outstanding resistance to corrosion
  • Very good temperature stability, this is important when considering oil temperatures

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