Mining Water Truck and Service Module Design

LC Engineering provides design services to Kador Engineering to design and develop new Mining Water Truck and Service Modules.

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The 150kL Water Tanker design was featured in The Mining Chronicle magazine in the November 2012 edition.

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The Kador 150kL Water Tanker is understood to be the largest truck mounted water tank designed and built for the QLD or NSW mining industries. LC Engineering also provided technical assistance with the validation and commissioning of the water tanker designs through strain gauging and accelerometer measurement under an array of demanding and overloading test manoeuvres.


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LC Engineering have worked closely with Kador to develop and design many of the truck bodies in Kadors range including the first water tanks developed for the Tasmanian designed and built Haulmax 3900 trucks.


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LC Engineering Utilises SolidWorks 3D parametric modelling software and FEA programs to assist in the design of the modules while providing CAD file document management of Kador drawings files for a complete package of design engineering services.

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