BHP Billiton IO (Pilbara, Western Australia
|Plant Type||Iron Ore OPF|
|Wear Plate Material||CCO Clad Plate & Fabricated Duablock|
|Wear Plate Area (m²)||20|
|Davies Product||EzyLock Bolts + SafeFit|
Safety Proposition – Safefit™ Liner handling system enabled safe handling of liners into the very tight confined space.
Value Proposition – Davies wear side only EzyLock™ system chosen as preferred attachment system for this Application.
- Existing studded liners were failing due to stud shearing and liners were being lost.
- The Ezylock™ liner attachment system, enabled liner attachment from inside the training plate only.
- The Ezylock™ attachment enabled use of a much lower bolt intensity than conventional studded systems, which further reduced overall installation time.
- Optimisation of the wear materials utilised for this application has allowed for maintenance to be aligned with scheduled shut programs.
|Davies Savies™ per Wear Plate Change-Out|
|Application||15 training plates supplied - others identified for conversion to Ezylock.|
|Labour Saving||30 hours (per training plate)|
|Downtime Saving||450 hours (across all applications)|