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New EX8000 Bucket Design from Austin Engineering

Supplier: Austin Engineering Limited
21 May, 2014

Austin Engineering, leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered mining products, has officially added the Hitachi EX8000-6 excavator bucket (backhoe configuration) to their excavator product range.

The design model has been verified by FEA analysis in keeping with Austin Engineering’s practice of testing and verifying engineering theory. Their in-depth engineering process provides results in productivity improvements and maintenance cost controls.

The bucket is designed within the OEM recommended maximum envelope including correct boom stick geometry, boom and stick clearance, cab and deck structure clearance, and maximum suspended load. End users can be assured that there will be no warranty implications with their machine.

Austin Engineering custom engineer each mining bucket taking into consideration application specific requirements such as loading practices, material density and abrasiveness, potential for hang up, and dump height clearances.

Austin Engineering (ASX:ANG) is a leading designer and manufacturer of customised dump truck bodies, buckets and ancillary products used in the mining industry. It is also a complete service provider, offering on and off-site repair and maintenance and heavy equipment lifting services to customers including miners, mining contractors and original equipment manufacturers.