GE Mining introduces its new InvertexTM 200T AC Electric Drive System for heavy-haul surface mining trucks at MINExpo International 2012 in Las Vegas. The Invertex 200T Electric Drive System is designed for optimal weight and durability and provides a bestinclass mix of payload, top end speed, and retarding speed for the 200-ton mining truck class. It now will be available on Komatsu’s 730E AC Mining Truck designed for heavy-duty hauling.
“The 200T drive system exemplifies our commitment to develop leading technology that delivers productivity for the mining industry,” said Geoff Knox, CEO of GE Mining. “Its integrated system and advanced control takes independent wheel-motor performance to the next level and reduces life-cycle cost for mine operators.”
As it has for more than a half century, GE Mining continues to solve the world’s toughest mining challenges with innovative products and advanced technologies. GE Mining changed the industry in 1963 with the introduction of electric drive systems for haul trucks. Today, nearly 5,900 drive systems from GE are working around the world. The Invertex 200T AC Electric Drive System, along with innovative mining solutions from GE’s ecomaginationSM portfolio, are bringing new opportunities for mines to increase productivity while benefiting the environment. Ecomagination is GE’s commitment to imagine and build innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges while driving economic growth.
Read the press release here.