SUMMARY

  • Improved bucket design
  • Improved bucket wheel chute
  • New bucket replacement tool
  • Center chute backwall upgrades

Four retrofit upgrade options; countless ways to benefit your reclaiming process

Is your reclaiming operation creating a bottleneck for upstream and downstream stages? Look into our four upgrade options to improve your system.

From our newly enhanced bucket design and improved bucket wheel chute, to a better tool for exchanging buckets and advancements in the centre chute backwall design – we have you covered.
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New bucket design

Reduce downtime and maintenance efforts with our enhanced bucket design. Featuring advanced teeth, blade shape and arrangement, this high-performance bucket will increase wear life, optimise your reclaiming efficiency and enhance your productivity. And all FLSmidth buckets are backed by our expert engineering, process know-how and services to ensure that you continually have a reliable solution for your mine.
 
  • Improves production
  • Decreases spillage
  • Increases wear life
  • Reduces maintenance by an average of 50%

 

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Improved bucket wheel chute

The tailor-made design of our new bucket wheel chute allows better exchange of the lower and upper portion which are subject to high wear, increasing your operation’s safety and optimising your maintenance efforts. And our improved bucket wheel chute is backed by your FLSmidth, your expert OEM advisory and service partner.

 

  • Improves safety
  • Reduces downtime
  • Streamlines maintenance efforts

 

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Bucket replacement tool

Optimise your bucket exchange efficiency with our new, customised hexapod-design tool. This unique tool allows for easier bucket exchanges, which will increase safety for your workers, as it also shortens downtime, increases machine availability and improves overall maintenance efforts. This FLSmidth tool is backed by our expert engineering, process know-how and services to ensure that you have the most reliable solution for your mine.

 

  • Improves safety
  • Reduces downtime and maintenance efforts
  • Increases machine availability
  • Boosts productivity

 

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Centre chute backwall upgrade

Our new exchangeable backwall for the reclaimer centre chute is long travelling to optimise your reclaiming efficiency. With this upgrade, you will improve your productivity by reducing downtime due to fewer maintenance shutdowns, ultimately increasing your equipment availability and enhancing overall productivity. This advanced backwall system is backed by our expert engineering, process know-how and services to ensure that you have a reliable solution for your mine.

 

  • Improves production
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Increases safety
  • Enhances equipment utilisation

 

Key benefits

 

Upgrade your reclaiming system to boost safety, productivity and efficiency

 

Improves overall safety for workers
Our upgrades lead to longer maintenance intervals, which reduces the requirements for workers to have contact with the equipment. Improved designs and a new tool for bucket replacements means safer handling of components.
Reduces maintenance efforts
With the increased wear life of these new reclaimer components, we have also effectively increased maintenance intervals. Our new maintenance-friendly designs and tools result in easier exchanges of components.
Increases productivity
Our optimised designs will keep your reclaimer digging longer, which leads to better efficiency and productivity.
Increases machine availability
Fewer shutdowns for maintenance means more uptime for your mine.
Backed by FLSmidth
As your expert OEM advisory and service partner, you know we are always here for you. In other words, we have your back.
Minimizes ecological footprint
Our retrofit options reduce material consumption and decrease required maintenance within the reclaiming process. This directly correlates to an improved environmental impact, since less transportation and energy are required for the changeout process. And although the upgraded package material is proprietary, it is recyclable and falls in line with FLSmidth’ s mission surrounding sustainability.

Product features

 

Reclaimer retrofit upgrades – improving your productivity, by design 

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Improved bucket design

  1. Redesigned shape minimises wear and improves operation
  2. Ceramic lining is made of FLSmidth’s well-proven and tested WEARMAX® both inside and out
  3. Revised bucket geometry and optimised material extends wear life
  4. Optimised shape and arrangement of blades reduces spillage
  5. Fixation system is adapted to fit the existing Bucket Wheel
  6. Wear studs are positioned on both the inside and outside
  7. Bucket body is made of highly wear resistant material
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Improved bucket wheel chute

  1. Bottom portion pulls out
  2. Upper portion lowers and swivels into vertical position
  3. Upper portion is removed
  4. Actuator lower/lifts upper portion

 

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Bucket replacement tool

  1. Control device for easy on-site operation
  2. Hexapod design for movement of bucket in all directions
  3. Electro mechanical actuation
  4. Base frame designed according to forklift requirements

 

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Centre chute backwall upgrade

  1. Redesigned backwall improves production
  2. Railed system engineered for long traveling of the backwall
  3. Position for exchange of back wall reduces maintenance

 

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