Maintenance Tips for MMD Sizers™

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To maximise machinery efficiency, reliability, and lifespan, it is essential to implement a proactive maintenance strategy.

Mineral Sizers, specifically the MMD (Mining Machinery Developments) Sizer™, play a crucial role in various industries, including mining, minerals processing, and bulk material handling. To maximise their efficiency, reliability, and lifespan, it is essential to implement a proactive maintenance strategy. This blog post will discuss key maintenance tips for MMD Sizers™ that can help operators avoid downtime, reduce operational costs, improve efficiency, and ensure optimal performance.


1. Regular Inspection and Monitoring

Implement a routine inspection schedule to check for signs of wear, tear, or damage. Regularly monitor key components such as the teeth, bearings, and shafts. Detecting and addressing issues early can prevent more extensive damage and extend the overall lifespan of the MMD Sizer™.

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2. Bearing Maintenance

Monitoring the greasing of bearings is crucial for maintaining the proper functioning and longevity of machinery. All MMD equipment comes with a maintenance manual, in which the user can find information regarding what CC per hour each bearing requires. The user needs to be aware of the bearing maintenance to prevent wear, extend equipment life, optimise performance, and ensure the overall reliability and safety of machinery in various industries, including mining.


3. Teeth Inspection and Replacement

The teeth on the MMD Sizers™ are subject to wear during operation due to the materials that are processed. Regularly inspect the condition of the teeth and replace any that show signs of wear or damage. Proper tooth maintenance ensures efficient material processing and reduces the risk of unexpected breakdowns.


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4. Operator Training

Well-trained operators are essential for the proper maintenance and operation of MMD Sizers™. Provide comprehensive training to operators on equipment usage, safety protocols, and routine maintenance procedures. Empowered operators can contribute significantly to the longevity and efficiency of the equipment.



By implementing a comprehensive maintenance strategy, operators can enhance the performance, reliability, and longevity of their MMD Sizers™. Regular inspections, tooth maintenance, OEM support and operator training are key elements in ensuring that MMD Sizers™ operate at peak efficiency, reducing downtime and overall operational costs.

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