Elphinstone Electrical Harnesses

Elphinstone manufactures electrical harnesses for mining equipment and specialised applications

Elphinstone Pty Ltd is a manufacturer of wire harnesses for mining equipment and other specialised products and applications. The wire is cut, terminated and identified using a Komax Z633 Wire processing unit capable of processing 36 different wires simultaneously with wire sizes ranging from 0.22mm² up to 6mm². Depending on the application, wire harnesses can be sleeved in conduit, spiral wrap, cloth tape or varflo sleeve which conforms to MIL-I-23053 and braided via our range of Herzog harness braiders. All harnesses are thoroughly inspected and tested for correct circuit continuity before delivery to the customer. The process utilises Cablescan 90 S32 PC testing units capable of 0.1 ohms to 50 Kohms at 500 points per second. Elphinstone currently produces a volume of more than 15,000 units of 1500 different types of wire harnesses per year.
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WR810 and WR820 Elphinstone Agitators

Elphinstone’s range of 3 underground agitators delivered to customers worldwide

Elphinstone was excited to recently capture a family photo of the WR810 6m3 Agitator, WR820 8m3 Agitator, and WR820 10m3 Agitator before delivering these to valued customers worldwide. All three machines will be used for shotcrete, construction and backfilling applications. Engineered with onboard machine diagnostics for rapid fault identification, all three machines have an excellent top speed at full capacity. With bowl capacities of 6m3, 8m3, and 10m3, the range of Elphinstone agitators allow mixing of wet or dry product with variable speed control. The three machines were fitted with a ROPS/FOPS air-conditioned, enclosed cabin and feature air-ride seats, ergonomic user-friendly intuitive controls, and excellent visibility.

Elphinstone Underground WR810 Agitator 10m3

WR820 10m3 Agitator delivered in Victoria through William Adams

Elphinstone is excited to be delivering a WR820 10m3 Agitator to a valued customer in Victoria, Australia through William Adams. The machine will be used for bulk transport of concrete underground to backfill voids, continuous pours and construction. The machine has been engineered to maximise productivity via volume, speed and braking performance. The bowl has a rated capacity of 10m3 and allows mixing of wet or dry product with variable speed control. Front suspension, air-ride seat, ergonomic controls and excellent visibility from the air-conditioned ROPS/FOPS cabin provide the operator confidence to operate the machine at higher cycle times and speeds equaling the production fleet. Superior braking performance is achieved via an inbuilt retarder, separate brake cooling system and optional engine exhaust brake.

UG20M Underground Motor Grader

Three UG20M Underground Motor Graders delivered to Cavpower in South Australia

Elphinstone is very pleased to be delivering three UG20M Underground Motor Graders to a valued customer through Cavpower South Australia. The Elphinstone UG20M Motor Grader can significantly reduce operational costs and increase productivity by maintaining haul roads. The UG20M can be optioned with various features to suit specific applications. For more information visit – elphinstone.com/elphinstone-underground-graders/

WR810 Water Cannon

Third of four Elphinstone Underground WR810 Water Cannons on its way to Chile

The third of four Elphinstone Underground WR810 Water Cannons is on its way to a valued customer in Chile sold through Finning. The dual application machine features an 8m telescopic boom with a high-pressure water cannon operated via a wireless remote to wash down valuable ore fines and blast material blockages. Fitted to the rear and both sides of the machine, are spray valves for dust suppression on haul roads. Other features include a Caterpillar power train, all-wheel drive, oscillating hitch, heavy-duty axles, retarder for down haulage, a spacious 3-seat climate-controlled ROPS / FOPS cabin, automatic lubrication, fire suppression, mine water supply connection point, and automatic boom pack up.

Elphinstone WR810 Water Cannon

First two of four Elphinstone Underground WR810 Water Cannons bound for Chile

Two of four Elphinstone Underground WR810 Water Cannons are on their way to a valued customer in Chile sold through Finning. The dual application machines feature an 8m telescopic boom with a high-pressure water cannon operated via a wireless remote to wash down valuable ore fines and blast material blockages. Fitted to the rear and both sides of the machine, are spray valves for dust suppression on haul roads. Other features include a Caterpillar power train, all-wheel drive, oscillating hitch, heavy-duty axles, retarder for down haulage, a spacious 3-seat climate-controlled ROPS / FOPS cabin, automatic lubrication, fire suppression, mine water supply connection point, and automatic boom pack up.

WR820 Water Tank

Elphinstone WR820 Water Tank is a dual application machine with 16200L capacity

The Elphinstone WR820 Water Tank is a dual application machine with 16200L capacity, featuring a 3-way dust suppression system for haul road maintenance and water cannon for wash down. The operator can operate both the water cannon and water sprays safely from inside the climate-controlled ROPS/FOPS certified cabin. Other features include a proven Caterpillar power train, all-wheel drive, heavy-duty axles, retarder to assist service brakes, fire suppression and much more.

Elphinstone Cat 769B surface dump truck

The 1975 Elphinstone Cat 769B surface dump truck with innovative ejector tray

Dale Elphinstone first began modifying Cat surface mining equipment to suit underground applications on his father’s farm in Burnie Tasmania, in 1975. One such modification included the re-engineering of a Cat 769B surface dump truck to meet underground requirements. Dale (bottom-left) and his team are pictured testing the modified dump truck and the innovative ejector tray at a local quarry. Forty-five years later, Elphinstone continues to design and manufacture safe, reliable and innovative surface and underground mining equipment, commissioned and delivered to loyal and valued customers around the world.

Elphinstone 920 Scaler

920 Elphinstone Scaler and Service Unit developed in 1978

In 1978, Dale Elphinstone developed a range of underground hard rock support vehicles using genuine Caterpillar loader parts – The 920 Scaler and the 925 Service Unit. Between the years of 1975 and 1995, Elphinstone delivered underground hard rock mining machines to over 50 locations throughout Australia and more than 35 global export sites across 5 continents. Elphinstone continues to design and manufacture safe, reliable and innovative hard rock underground mining support equipment, commissioned and delivered to loyal and valued customers around the world.