Engineering better OTR Tyre Life.
Global economic growth , particularly in countries like China and India, have increased demands on mineral production worldwide. However in recent years these slowing economies have now dampened costly Raw Mineral production . Being competitive globally today means :-
What are the costs and way forward .
OTR Tyres can account for as much as 15% of a mines Total Operating Costs , and therefore this consumable item needs to be better managed . Mines have reduced their manpower requirements which means people need to work smarter and need reliable support structures .
Shaw Tyre Services provides a link between the Mining House , Tyre OEM's and Tyre Management Companies to improve these ongoing cost down plans .
STS Services to OTR Tyre Industry
This interactive website is specifically designed for OTR Tyre users who are registered members of this site . Its aim is to provide constructive and informative support to the mining industry on a host of aspects related to OTR Tyres and improving Mining Operations efficiencies . This includes :-
A change needs to take place .....
Improvements in Tyre Life can only happen with change . Whether this be operational change or tyre design change . For this to happen an accurate measure on both these these aspects is a prerequisite . This is the process of Kaizen , Genchi Genbutsu , Lean Management and Six Sigma .
Over the years tyre philosophies and methods of Calculations have been developed to optimize OTR tyre life and ensure their safe operation . Some better than others . A lot of this information is based on measured data from the OEM's Tyre Research and Development Centre's , Dynamometer Testing and the Mine sites themselves .
Developing Tyre Improvement Plans .
The Chat Forum will allow us to share problems and collectively address these issues with the industry . The Tyre Industry are constantly working on Mould Design , Construction , Compounds , Raw materials and Process to improve product , so it is important that operations work with the Tyre OEM's to improve product . By sharing this information we can find real solutions to Tyre Failures whether it be Service or Manufacture related .