Mine with Gates to Minimise Unscheduled Downtime
- Moving all the connections of an average mine could take up to 167 total man-hours, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars in downtime
- Excess, non-returnable OEM inventory costs you up to $250,000
- On average, 378 million liters of oil leak from hydraulic equipment, wasting 10 million dollars annually
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Wrestle with Mother Earth, Not Your Own Equipment
Conditions in Longwall mines can wreak havoc on equipment and personnel alike. When your equipment faces such strenuous conditions, you need to ensure it can withstand the pressure without forcing your workers into dangerous situations.
Power Your Continuous Mining Operation with the Reliability of Gates
Revolutionary products from Gates let you conduct standard procedures without the hassles of ordinary equipment. Gates iLok™ couplings release a residual pressure away from workers and provide a secure, visible, and easily functioning locking system so workers don’t have to resort to dangerous methods to move them. Gates hydraulic hose solutions meet or exceed industry standards and resist abrasion, making them perfect for harsh environmental conditions. Do your job without employing hazardous practices or wasting unnecessary time and energy by powering your longwall mining equipment with Gates. Make the switch from staple lock to Gates iLok™ coupling. Learn more here.