Series 9000 Case Study: Quarry Mining Rock Truck
4x Filter Life Improvement
Compared to initial rain-cap only system
||Rock quarry in England
||Large mining rock truck with dual air filters
||Dry rock dust and dirt debris field
||4x Filter Life Extension
Before Precleaner installation,both filters were changed every 150 hours and blown out every 60 hours (filter blow-outs are never recommended as they can damage air filters). Filters were changed when the restriction light came on. Cost* for parts and labor: $2660 per machine.
After Precleaner installation, both filters were changed at 610 hours, even though there was no restriction indicated by signal light. Cost* for parts and labor: $402.12 per machine.
Savings over 2000 hours of operation: $2,257.88*
*Costs:Filters $55.77 x 2 per change, Labor $30 per hour.
Before: 13 filter changes and 26 blow-outs per 2000 hours.
After: 3 filter changes, no filter blow-outs per 2000 hours.