Improving performance of haulage trucks

Project completed and implemented
  • Design review and re-design of MSD bodies for overburden and coal - Caterpillar USA
  • Identified root cause/s of failure CAT MSD bodies, CAT 793 chassis, DT Hi-Load bodies etc.
  • Develop inspection strategies for risk management for various trucks
  • Developed alternative repair techniques/modifications for improved repair life.
  • Haul road condition index for mines to minimize truck damage and maximize truck life
  • FE analysis and stress measurements on trucks on various truck types – CAT 793, KOMATSU 930
  • Asset replacement strategies - planning
CAT 793 Chassis Failures (pdf, 0.26 mb)