Soft start offers a wide range of benefits for applications in the mining and quarrying industry.
Features such as undercurrent/overload monitoring and instantaneous overcurrent protect equipment, preventing costly downtime and repairs, while reduced current start limits stress on the electrical supply.
For a more detailed breakdown of the advantages soft start provides for mining & quarrying applications, see our infographic here:
Hydraulic power pack
EMX3 soft starters are available in enclosures as standard stocked combo starters, or we will custom engineer a solution to your specifications. With a choice of NEMA 12, NEMA 3R, and other enclosures, standard or heavy duty rating and optional line rated bypass contactor and circuit breaker, there's an EMX3 package to suit your requirements. Find out more.
TALCO is Tajikistan’s most important industrial operation, but reliability problems with the ball mills at the Tursunzade facility were incurring maintenance costs and reducing productivity. Working closely with technical experts from AuCom, TALCO installed an MVS soft starter and have improved not only productivity and reliability, but have also improved the mill’s operation. Read more
Northern Chile is home to some of largest copper mines in the world, but the desert conditions, high altitude and extreme temperatures make road transport extremely dangerous. AuCom soft starters have enabled key materials to be exchanged between mines through pipelines, improving efficiency, reducing road traffic and avoiding accidents.
Sulfuric acid is used during the processing of copper ore, and is also a by-product of the processing. It is common for one mine to have an excess of the acid while another mine has a shortage, so the product is often shared between locations.
Previously, 25 heavy trucks travelled the roads between the Chuquicamata and Rodomiro Tomic mines every day, laden with their dangerous cargo. Read more
Cape Gate (Pty) is South Africa's largest producer of wire products, manufacturing a wide range of wire products for one of the world's most demanding industrial markets. Every machine in Cape Gate's Vanderbijlpark manufacturing plant must run at maximum efficiency and reliability to produce the high quality products the company is famous for, and this is why Cape Gate chose to install AuCom CSXi soft starters on its production lines. Read more