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CASE STUDY:RESOLVING TRACTION ISSUES

28 June 2021
CASE STUDY:RESOLVING TRACTION ISSUES

Challenge:

Tyre Doctor were approached by a client to resolve traction issues on CAT R2900 Underground Loaders working at a New underground mining project in Australia.

HAY RUN

26 April 2021
HAY RUN

This week, Selwyn & Marcus from TyreDoctor volunteered their time to support the @RapidReliefTeamAU, joining a convoy of trucks to deliver 1,379 bales of hay and silage from the Southern Highlands to support flood affected farmers on the Mid North Coast. 

LOCKING RING TROLLEY

26 April 2021
LOCKING RING TROLLEY

 Enhance tyre bay safety with the Locking Ring Catcher Trolley.

 

TYRE HANDLER HIRE

25 February 2021
TYRE HANDLER HIRE

Expanding our range of tyre bay hire solutions, Tyre Doctor now have tyre handlers ready for short and long term hire.

Outback Doctor, Dentist, Midwife…

29 July 2020
Outback Doctor, Dentist, Midwife…

Broken Hill has been home base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service since 1936 and is the primary base for RFDS emergency retrieval missions in the Southeastern quarter of Australia’s vast outback. Emergency medical missions are the most famous role of the RFDS – landing on dirt strips, paddocks, and remote highways at any hour of the day or night to retrieve the injured and critically ill.

NEWCREST CADIA - INCREDIBLE HULK LOADER

19 May 2020
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NEWCREST CADIA - INCREDIBLE HULK LOADER

Incredible Hulk helps smash mental health stigma

 

 

RAPID RELIEF TEAM

24 March 2020
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RAPID RELIEF TEAM

TyreDoctor has been actively supporting Rapid Relief Team’s – Drought Relief Operation and have to date donated $50,000 plus the time and efforts of our team helping rural communities suffering from the long term effects of the drought.

BIASED TOWARDS RADIALS

24 March 2020
Tags: Blog

I’ve been asked why we use radial tyres instead of bias tyres.  Without going into a deep technical discussion the most appropriate analogy is to use early diesel engines compared to the modern common rail diesel.

 

FITTED FOR FAILURE

01 March 2018
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FITTED FOR FAILURE

"She'll be right mate. Done it before."

Mounting an OTR tyre can seem like a straightforward job.  But careless or incorrect fitting practices can cause invisible damage that quickly becomes seriously costly and even dangerous. Here's a case in point.....

Author: Adam Gosling, TyreSafe Australia

PAIRS UNDER PRESSURE

01 March 2018
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PAIRS UNDER PRESSURE

Every fitter knows equal pressure in dual pairs is critical. We examine why - and the costly effects on tyre, wheel and bearing life if equal pressure is not maintained in operation......

As humans we take for granted that our legs evenly share the workload we undertake.  But what if you were to wear different shoes on each foot?  Try a work boot paired with a running shoe - immediately the available traction, comfort and pressure on each foot would feel quite different.

Now imagine this as a pair of tyres in a dual assembly.....

Author: Adam Gosling, TyreSafe Australia

VISITING THE RFDS EXPERIENCE CENTRE

29 January 2020
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VISITING THE RFDS EXPERIENCE CENTRE

Tyre Doctor is a proud corporate sponsor of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). 

10,000 HOURS AT COWAL!

28 January 2020
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10,000 HOURS AT COWAL!

Achieving maximum tyre life in a mining environment requires a “whole-of-life” management approach and Evolution Mining’s Cowal Gold mine has the results to prove it.

“Fit-for-purpose” tyre selection is the essential first step, but consistent attention to tyre management, design and maintenance of haul roads and a well-established tyre awareness culture onsite are equally critical – and can deliver outstanding results.

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