Sasan Power-Shell Rimula
Sansar power maximizes swing gear life with Shell LubeExpert
COMPANY – Sasan Power Ltd.
LOCATION – India
APPLICATION -CAT 7495 excavator shovels
KEY EDGE – Shell Rimula MW 150W-40 & Shell LubeExpert
SAVINGS – ₹ 15,64,594 total reported annual customer saving
SIGNIFICANT – Reduction in maintenance cost
CHALLENGE – This mining company was running a fleet of CAT 7495 excavators & wanted to monitor lubricant performance to maximize the life of its swing gear & pinions in order to increase equipment availability and productivity.
SOLUTION – Following a Shell LubeExpert test, the shell lubricants team made recommendations to improve the lubrication system and ensure consistent delivery to the shovel gears.
OUTCOME – After acting on the device to replace jammed spray nozzles and tighten the injectors, the company was able to restore the flow of grease to the pinions and gears, protecting the components from wear.
VALUE – The improvements to the lubricants system helped to reduce maintenance and loss of productivity, with the company reporting estimated ammual savings of ₹15,64,594.