Upgrade Dutchman casting and dutchman wear package

Client: BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Glencore
Site: Saraji, Hail Creek, Clermont
Project: Upgrade Dutchman casting and dutchman wear package
Short Description Supply and install Mainetec design dutchman casting and dutchman wear package into 4100XPC shovel dippers
  Longer Description
Purpose  Upgraded dutchman design eliminates cracking and wear package minimises wear.
Timeframe Mainetec dutchman 5 years
Boundaries/ Obstacles To improve the life of dutchman in dippers
People involved Mainetec design team and workshop
Particular innovation Dutchman has increased radius in corners and raised area on underside to protect the  insert retaining hardware. PTAW wear package.
Success 15 x Mainetec dutchman installed in 4100 XPC dippers to date, zero cracking. Wear package minimises wear and requires no maintenance during campaign.


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