The coating protects metal components within the mining industry that are susceptible to corrosion and abrasion from both natural and artificial elements, extending the life of conveyor pulley and bearing systems.
The cost of contamination within the mining industry is considerable, with asset owners frequently needing to replace equipment after only a few months. TM198 has been shown to extend the life of this equipment by up to 10 times, with great success.
Ed Hall, managing director at Oxifree Global, commented: “We’re really looking forward to showcasing our products at MINExpo in September. One of the main challenges in the mining sector is asset lifetime, excessive production downtime, and associated maintenance costs. We are proud to offer a solution that has proven to reduce these costs not only by extending asset life but by therefore reducing the frequency of and need for operational shutdown.”
Oxifree’s Oxitape is yet another way to ensure maintenance of components is easier and more cost effective for asset owners. It is applied over the Oxifree TM198 coating to create a defensive barrier and ensure complete protection from contact, corrosion and contamination. This makes it ideal for areas subject to impact and abrasion both above and underground.
Hall explained: “Oxifree’s unique TM198 coating and Oxitape offer unparalleled protection against corrosion and abrasion, while being wholly organic, reusable and environmentally friendly.”
Both Oxifree products can be easily removed and then reapplied, making them excellent for inspections, maintenance and small touch ups in the field.
Oxifree TM198 and Oxitape will be showcased at booth 1438 in the CAMESE pavilion at MINExpo.