Performance Evaluation of the Mammoth Hole Sweeper

Here are some results of a test with the Mammoth Hole Sweeper fitted to a PV351 machine on a platinum mine.

 

Pattern:

326-085

 

PV143 included in average

PV143 not included

hole sweeper picture

Rig

Holes

Penetration

(m/h)

PV149

16

14.06

PV141

27

13.46

PV143 (Hole Sweeper fitted)

4

22.63

PV144

20

20.60

Total Average

16.28

Average

15.88

% improvement with sweeper

42.54

 

Pattern:

329-043

 

PV143 included in average

PV143 not included

Rig

Holes

Penetration

(m/h)

PV145

37

19.19

PV141

25

21.18

PV144

5

14.23

PV143 (Hole Sweeper fitted)

85

24.46

Total Average

22.32

Average

19.57

% improvement with sweeper

25.01

 

Pattern:

326-050

 

PV143 included in average

PV143 not included

Rig

Holes

Penetration

(m/h)

PV143(Hole Sweeper fitted)

55

27.95

PV144

19

18.97

PV145

49

22.07

Total Average

23.49

Average

21.20

% improvement with sweeper

31.81