Why Buy Underground Mining Radios & Radio Systems?

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Why Buy Underground Mining Radios & Radio Systems?

Communication is essential for any workplace, especially mines where the operating environment can sometimes be very harsh. Underground tunnel workers need to be able to communicate with each other, especially in the event of major accidents or incidents. Underground mining radios can be useful in this situation.

The workplace communication system can improve productivity and efficiency. Becker Communications sells a range of portable underground radios, radio systems from Motorola and Kenwood as well as stationary leaky feeder systems.

Becker Communications offers solutions for North America’s 800+ mining operations.

Portable Underground Mining Radios

Kenwood supplies and manufactures both digital and analog portable mine radios. These radios can be used in harsh mine conditions and provide instant communication between units. These ATEX-certified radios can be used in any area of mining operations worldwide. They are protected from dust, gas, and other hazards.

These radios are portable and can last a long time without needing to be charged. The NEXEDGE(r) has GPS capabilities.

Motorola also offers two-way radio solutions called the MOTOTRBO series. These include simple voice-only models, to more advanced voice radios that can be voice-only or feature-rich. These accessories optimize your device’s performance. These accessories have been tested for five years in the field using Accelerated Life Testing (ALT).

Stationary Mine Communication Systems

Leaky feeder systems are a reliable and secure method to communicate underground or aboveground with a mine facility. Becker Communications offers the PB2 12 Pages Boss Phone. This radio can be used in conjunction with pager-type systems. It can also integrate into leaky feeders.

For daily mining communication, leaky feeder systems offer greater reliability than traditional wired telephone systems. They can also be integrated with monitoring and tracking technologies to provide a complete solution.

The cable runs through a mine to create this system. It functions as an antenna, allowing a variety devices to pick-up a radio signal. Radio devices can communicate with each other over short distances, but this is not necessary. They can instead communicate with the cable. An antenna can be used for connecting workers 10 miles below ground to colleagues 10 miles above ground.

Becker Communications has been the industry leader for over 15 years. Radio communication in tunnels and electrical mining communication systems. They also added wireless communication systems, handheld radios and tagging and tracking systems as they expanded into underground mining, railroads and tunneling. If you would like to learn more contact us today!

Becker Mining Systems’ Solution for Gas Monitoring

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The smartsense® Line - Becker Mining Systems’ Solution for Gas Monitoring

Toxic gases can still cause fatalities in the mining industry. Every day, toxic gases are being released underground in large quantities that cannot be detected by the human eye. The air we breathe on the surface is made up of several gases. Underground oxygen levels can drop when other gases are added to the air, posing a danger to the lives of anyone working in the area. This is a serious concern for all miners. Monitoring the presence of hazardous gases is essential for underground workers to be able safely and efficiently perform their daily tasks. These gases can become trapped in tight spaces and are not always dispersed. This is a grave problem that can lead to fatalities due to their explosive, combustible and toxic properties. This dangerous mixture of gases can have varying effects on mine safety and human health. A high-quality detection system is the best way to reduce the risk of hazardous gases in a mine environment. Becker Mining Systems offers a solution for gas monitoring that will meet your requirements.

The Mining Industry’s Current Trends

The improvement and maintenance of safety and health standards is a constant trend in the mining industry. We wouldn’t have the industry that is so successful today without a high standard. We can’t operate in the mining industry without those who are on the front lines.

Solutions by Becker Mining Systems

Introducing: Smartsense(r), a gas monitoring line that provides high-accuracy solutions for every day mine operations, is now available. Each device can monitor multiple gases, including oxygen, methane, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulphide and nitrogen dioxide, etc. These devices can also warn miners living near harmful gases to get out of the way until appropriate measures are taken. It saves lives. This is a great solution for gas monitoring!

Smartsense(r), Fixed Gas Monitor SSFM100

The smartsense(r), SSFM-100 device has a significant advantage over other monitoring systems in that it integrates all features into one compact instrument. It is easy to connect cables, program or calibrate without complicated connections.

Smartsense(r), a system that addresses the operational requirements of modern mines, provides reliable, robust and low-maintenance environmental and atmospheric monitoring systems. Smartsense(r), a line of products, has been developed to meet strict international standards. This ensures a reliable and quality product that can withstand harsh environments. Each point can measure up to four gases at once and 10 parameters. Mounted in the areas of greatest interest is the main measuring unit, smartsense(r), Fixed Monitor SSFM100. It is equipped with integrated controller functions. It acts as a blackbox on the spot to store critical information, such as alarm history and calibration records. This all-in-one package eliminates the need to connect complicated cables and programs. Each client can customize the system to meet their specific installation needs, including copper (RS485/Ethernet), radio frequency(UHF-VHF Radio/WiFi) and fiber optic data connectivity.

smartsense (r) Single Gas Monitor SSG-100

Becker Mining Systems released a customisable gas monitor unit that can be used in any mining environment. Smartsense(r), Single Gas Monitor SSSG 100 has been designed for safety and convenience. The IS-designed terminal module is available in two versions. One version comes with an integrated sensor that provides an all-in one environmental monitoring solution. The other features a display module that allows quick access to current data. The optional external input/output ports are available for both versions.

Its modular architecture allows for multi-gas monitoring systems that are robust and customizable by adding up six SSSG100 sensor modules. These modules stack neatly and easily. Hot-swap technology makes it easy to calibrate and replace sensors. The SSSG-specific calibration caps allow for a fast and efficient LED-guided calibration process.

With its 100 dBa alarm and wide viewing angle, the SSSG-100 Alarm module provides extra security. Smartsense(r), Single Gas Monitor (SSSG-100) functions as a black box. It stores important information like alarm history and calibration, as well as data logging for post-accident investigation.

You can configure and view RS-485 Modbus to see fully-programmable alarm and output control set points, as well as short term exposure limits and time weighted average limit for sensor module modules.

Other Products

Becker Mining Systems’ product range, which complies to stringent government mining regulations, mining house specifications, also includes high-performance communication and safety solutions for underground or surface mining, such as Leaky Feeder and Wi-Fi Tracking, Environmental Monitoring and Proximity Detection Systems.

Becker Mining Systems offers communication solutions as well as fluid transfer and underground transportation systems. All systems are built to allow for future expansions.

Becker’s critical services include the design and manufacturing of products and systems using the most advanced technologies and materials. Implementing one or more of Becker’s multi-technological solutions is a significant step to improve mine safety, which includes our environmental and atmospheric monitoring system.

Conclusion

Becker Mining Systems strives to provide the best quality products available. We are constantly developing new products and implementing innovative systems strategies to improve safety and health in the industry. Becker Mining Systems is driven by passion to ensure sustainable and safer mining around the globe through smartsense(r), and smartcom(r). you can learn more about Becker Mining Systems’ Solution for Gas Monitoring here! If you would like to speak with a team member you can contact us today! 

All About The VHF Leaky Feeder System

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All About The VHF Leaky Feeder System

There can be both positive and negative consequences when we make changes too something. If you make improvements to business processes and increase productivity, these changes can have a dramatic impact on the overall performance of your company. A VHF leaky Feeder system is a key area for investment in any mining operation. These systems feed the minerals into the mining equipment. They can also be used to store and treat the minerals before they are loaded onto trucks for shipment to customers. A feeder system can help to ensure that the minerals in a mine are properly treated. This is an important aspect to think about as it can have an impact on production.

Feeder systems are a significant investment in any mining operation. The performance of a mining operation can be directly affected by the type of feeder system that is used. These feeder systems are innovative in design and feature advanced control mechanisms that increase productivity and efficiency.

It is not difficult to find and implement a feeder system that will work for you. Because the feeder system must be capable of providing proper connectivity between the conveyor belt, mineral storage, recovery systems, as well as any other equipment at the mine, this is important. It is essential to use a lightweight feeder system that is durable and efficient in order to ensure that all these systems can be connected.

Although there are many systems on the market, one system that is becoming increasingly popular is the VHF leaky feeder. These systems are ideal for mining operations because of their many advantages.

A VHF leaky feeder system is a great option for any mining operation. It prevents signal leakage. The signal from a high frequency transmitter will only travel within the system, and not around or outside it. This is why it is so important to understand how a VHF leaky feeder works within a mining operation.

VHF leaky feeder systems are used to transmit the signal from the high-frequency transmitter in the control room. This signal will be sent to the relay or breaker panels at the other end. Based on its distance and current location, the signal will be switched on or off. Although the system may be quite long, it will never leave the region where it was installed.

The VHF leaky feeder systems are also highly versatile and a great choice for many industries, including the mining industry. They have been used extensively in the past to transmit extremely high-quality data within the oil sector. This type of system can transmit signals over long distances and also can carry large amounts of data in a short time.

The VHF leaky feed system also has many other benefits. Because it doesn’t need to be buried in ground, it is easy to put together. It is therefore possible to install a complete system quickly and without digging deep trenches in the area.

Before production can increase, you must establish and maintain a feeder system within your company. This will increase productivity and efficiency in your company and help you meet your production targets. Contact us today to learn more about VHF leaky feeder systems!

The Importance of An Underground Radio Communication System

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The Importance of An Underground Radio Communication System

A underground radio communication system is used in large industrial plants and in mining sites. This form of underground communication is responsible for establishing a communication between two points and for building an industrial communication system. These items provide a standard method for connecting individuals without radio interference or any form of equipment failure. The devices will manage a plant wide level of communication and a standard that is divided into five main parts to ensure every aspect of the business communication can be retained.

The five main parts include a radio interference and protocol stack, a command-and-control center based segmentation, VHF transmission system and UHF transmission system for a large-scale operation. This entire communication center takes place underground with wireless communications created by our company. Various wireless devices are linked together through a network and communications can run along power lines and control systems to coordinate any activity. 

An underground radio system remains extremely important because it needs to work highly efficiently to avoid any form of interference issue throughout communication. It’s necessary to use efficiency with this type of underground radio system and to have a system that prevents radio interference equipment failure. 

The underground radio system is extremely important because the radio spectrum underground can be quite scarce. Traditional walkie-talkies will not work in these environments and having some form of network to prevent interference is crucial to maintaining communications. Radio signals are immune to physical disturbances such as temperature and humidity but the heavy rock environments of mining sites and even large concrete structures in industry can be difficult for radio communications. 

The system of an underground radio network will use a series of base stations and remote terminals to deliver a radio signal over a UHF band or VHF band. The controls provide immediate transmission media at every level and protocols of the radio band that are not disrupted by heavy rock or dance items. Protocol is used to deliver real-time voice services which are not interrupted and it can improve safety across a mining site or industrial complex.

Our system uses the leaky feeder communications method that is time-tested to deliver modern day communication. Installation can take place along the existing underground installation and with a set of shielded and twisted pair cables that do not require grounding.

If you are interested in learning more about industrial underground radio communication systems or if you would like to learn more about these systems for your own business, contact us today. We can outfit your business with the best quality of communication for your underground network and to manage even in difficult conditions across your business. We can integrate these systems with your current leaky feeder lines and offer you the best in support for your business coordination.