TPMS Basics

A Tire Pressure Monitoring System or TPMS is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the tire. In the Industrial and Mining […]

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Creating a Culture of Safety: RIMEX reduces claims by 85% and reduces lead times

Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC featured RIMEX, April 9, 2018. RIMEX shows how a company can undergo a cultural safety transformation and make the changes […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Using Cold Inflation Pressure

photo courtesy TIA It’s the air pressure inside a tire that supports the load, not the tire. And since air is a gas, it expands […]

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The 5 Wheel Components You Should be Inspecting

In operation, all rim and wheel assemblies are subjected to loads and forces which can lead to structural fatigue and cracking. If cracks are left […]

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8 Essential Tips to Reduce the Risk of Tire Explosions

Huge haulage trucks, rough working conditions, even rougher roads are part and parcel of open pit mining. No matter where in the world a mine […]

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Eliminate Wheel Corrosion

  Corrosion is an ongoing and costly issue for OTR fleets working in extreme mining environments. It causes immeasurable damage to mining equipment wheels and […]

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Lock Ring Safety

You’ve heard of the Big Bang, but how about this… there is enough explosive energy in a 40.00R57 tire/wheel assembly, inflated to 120 psi, to […]

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Stud and Nut Tension and Controlled Bolting

Maintaining Tension Let’s look at the stresses that affect a wheel and its studs. We want to know how wheels are attached and how to […]

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Stud and Nut Tension

To examine stud and nut tension, we’ll conduct an experiment that tests the tension achieved in a fastener, given specific amounts of torque. This will […]

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Stud and Nut Maintenance

Maintenance “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it!” We’ve all heard this before, and it is a suitable way to look at some things, but […]

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Scrap it or Repair it? US mine saves $50,000!

Could there be gold in your wheel scrap pile? RIMEX Repair Experts think so. During a recent visit to a mine in Nevada, a RIMEX […]

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A Wheelin’ Deal

A Gillette, WY local paper, The News Record, features a story on RIMEX’s Gillette facility – the only OTR wheel repair center in the USA. […]

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