Method for comprehensive diagnostic evaluation of motor-in-wheel gearboxes of dump trucks (OAO UK Kuzbassrazrezugol case study)

A.A. Khoreshok, A.V. Kudrevatykh
The article contains data on dump-truck downtime caused by the malfunction of various assemblies at opencast mines of UK Kuzbassrazrezugol. Statistics for the period of 2005-2008 is provided on economic losses resulting from the downtime of mine transport machinery. In addition to the available motor-in-wheel gearbox condition diagnostic technique, the authors offer another method based on monitoring of the temperature and oil property variation. The article proves the importance of the additional method for mine dump truck operation.