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Getting Tooth Replacement Right


Tooth Wear Monitoring


Tools like ShovelMetrics™ can provide more accurate wear monitoring for shovel teeth than traditional manual processes, and are much less labor-intensive. This paper presents a case study that supports the cost-saving benefits of implementing ShovelMetrics™ Tooth Wear Monitoring.

In this article you will understand:

  • The direct and indirect costs of tooth replacement.

  • The effect that unplanned downtime can have on the costs of tooth replacement.

  • How ShovelMetrics™ helped the iron mine in our case study save US$20,000 annually.

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