Unearthed Sydney 201726 Aug - 30 Aug
From Idea to Prototype on Resource Challenges in just a Weekend
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Carryback Detection - Detect the presence of carryback in a truck that should be empty
Sticky dirt stuck in the back of the truck after tipping, when the truck should be empty, causes productivity inefficiency. Carryback is an unwanted waste of capacity in the business.
The Load/Haul/Dump (LHD) process involves material being dug from the mine working face, loaded into a truck which transports the material to either a dump (for waste) or a crusher (for ore) where it is dumped.