The mining industry, with its rigorous demands for durability, efficiency, and safety, constantly seeks innovative solutions to enhance operations. In recent years, polyurethane have emerged as a versatile and indispensable material in various mining applications. From conveyor systems to mining screens, polyurethane play a pivotal role in improving performance and minimizing downtime.
Advantages of using polyurethane in the mining industry
Polyurethane, a versatile material, is proving to be a game-changer in the mining industry, offering a multitude of benefits that contribute to improved performance and longevity of equipment.
|Robust toughness and tensile strength
|Polyurethane exhibits an extensive range of toughness and tensile strength. Under the demanding conditions of load, vibration, and flexing, polyurethane stands resilient, adapting to the specific stressors associated with various mining functions. Its performance is finely tuned to the unique work functions imposed upon it.
|The adaptability of polyurethane extends to its resilience, offering options for both high rebound, facilitating quick recovery or bounce, and low rebound, providing deadened or slower recovery. This versatility ensures that polyurethane can be tailored to meet the specific needs of different mining applications.
|Impressive low temperature properties
|A standout feature of polyurethane is its ability to remain flexible at low temperatures. This characteristic, coupled with outstanding resistance to thermal shock, ensures that polyurethane maintains its functionality even in the harshest cold environments, contributing to the reliability of mining operations.
|Favorable frictional properties
|Polyurethane shares similarities with most plastics and elastomers in terms of frictional properties. As hardness increases, friction against non-lubricated surfaces generally decreases. This quality makes polyurethane particularly valuable for products like feed rollers and drive rollers, where a high coefficient of friction is desirable.
|Exceptional flex properties
|Polyurethane boasts a unique ability to recover from flexing and springing, surpassing the capabilities of other materials. This property is crucial in mining applications where equipment undergoes constant flexing and movement. The resilience of polyurethane ensures a prolonged lifespan and enhanced performance in dynamic mining environments.
Possibilities for the mining industry
We have an extensive track record of polyurethane products that have been supplied to companies that are worldwide active in the mining industry. Hereby some examples of Polarttech products for this industry.
Other parts can be offered as well up on request.
Rolls and rollers
Rolls and rollers can be covered with polyurethane to make them more wear resistant.
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