OnSpec provides exceptional Lubrication for new P&H 4100 XPC

Jun 20, 2010 | Lubrication

After providing OnSpec Speciality lubricants to numerous sites in the Hunter Valley for over 10 years, Techenomics welcomes the arrival of a P&H 4100 XPC Shovel that will be commissioned at the end of June utilising OnSpec Open Gear Lube and OnSpec Gear Oil.

The Shovel is fitted with a 2000 kilogram tank fitted with five Lincoln grease pumps to lubricate the equipment throughout operation. OnSpec Open Gear Lube-M is premium lithium soap thickened Open Gear Lubricant that is designed primarily to provide protection for open gears, bushings, rollers and rails, dipper stick handles and is also suitable for use on wire ropes and meets the P&H specifications 464.

This product has been formulated with advanced extreme pressure (EP) and anti-wear (AW) additives, excellent oxidisation and thermal stability, rust and corrosion inhibitors, is lead free and contains no chlorinated solvents. It contains selected polymers to provide extra adhesive strength and resistance to water washout in the harshest conditions found in mining and other industries. The presence of Molybdenum Disulphide (Moly) at 2.5 wt% further strengthens the wear protection properties particularly for sliding and shock load conditions. The shovel will resist throw off and maintain a tenacious lubricant film to protect gear teeth and other metal parts. It has good low temperature pump ability and will continue to perform in high temperature operating conditions.

The OnSpec Gear Oil will be used in the Propel, Hoist, Crowd and front and rear swings. The gear oil is designed for lubrication of enclosed gear sets operating under various conditions that provide exceptional wear and friction properties. The shovel will hold approximately 3000 litres of gear oil within the compartments. This OnSpec specialty lubricant also meets the P&H specifications 497.

The P&H 4100XPC provides a 115 ton (104.3 metric ton) nominal payload capacity specifically designed to operate in mines for high production loading of 240 ton to 400 ton (218 metric ton to 363 metric ton) haul trucks and larger. The 4100XPC stands alone as the preferred ultra-class shovel choice for high production mines around the world. Techenomics are pleased to provide its OnSpec speciality lubricants to help enhance the machine’s capabilities and performance.


For further information please contact Jason Davis on T: 02 65712699 or e-mail: jason.davis@techenomics.com or visit www.techenomics.net

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