Mining equipment monitoring

Mining equipment monitoring


Machine running time tracking

Location control

Preventing fuel thefts

Fuel consumption monitoring

Axle load and argo weight

Remote monitoring of diesel generator includes fuel consumption monitoring and monitoring of engine operation parameters. Such kind of monitoring helps to plan timely refueling and maintenance, also it is good way to determine and prevent fuel thefts and generator breakdown.

Technoton’s  solution for diesel generators is based on accurate tools for fuel consumption measurement: DFM fuel flow meters are mounted in fuel line, DUT-E fuel level sensors are installed in fuel tanks – all fuel sensors are connected together through S6 telematics bus, which is a single calbe for power-supplying all the device and receiving signal to CANUp telematics gateway. Received data is processed by CANUp and sent to web-based ORF4 telematics service (or directly to user by SMS, e-mail or via messenger.) Also, it is possible to organize autonomous solution using DFM fuel counter – no external power supply needed, no monthly costs for data transfer, all information is available on electronic display (LCD) of DFM fuel flow meter.

Monitoring of fuel consumption and operation modes of mining and quarrying equipment (rock trucks, bulldozers, crawler tractors, loaders, power units) allows to reduce operation costs, prevent fuel theft and equipment breakdown.

The main feature of Technoton’s solutions for quarry equipment is using DFM Marine fuel flow meters, which were designed for equipment with fuel consumption up to 4000 L/h. Also solution can include DUT-E fuel level sensors, which are installed in fuel tanks and determine accurate fuel level. The solution can be extended with axle load and/or bucket position monitoring by adding GNOM axle load/shift sensor. All received data is proceed by CANUp telematics gateway and sent to the web-based ORF4 telematics service, or directly by SMS, e-mail or messenger.

Reports, options, notifications

Fuel consumption control
  • Hourly fuel consumption in “Forward”/“Return” line
  • Total fuel consumption, L
  • Total fuel consumption in “Idling”/“Optimal”/“Overload”  mode of engine operation
  • Total fuel consumption in “Negative” mode of flow meter operation (return exceeds supply)
Data for reports
  • Operating time of ICE (engine hours);
  • Mileage;
  • Fuel consumption per shift;
  • Cargo weight.
Operating parameters monitoring
  • Fuel temperature;
  • Temperature correction status;
  • Correction coefficient value;
  • Battery charge.
Informing about intervention
  • Engine operating time in “Tampering” mode, h
  • Engine operating time in “Interference” mode, h
Usage cases

Customer: oil production company

Task: control of fuel consumption

Solution: DFM fuel flow meters.

Short-term – 10% (first 3 months)
long-term up to 40% (top equipment)
optimization of the work of teams of current and major repair of wells
decrease in downtime of wells in anticipation of repair by 30%

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