SmartCOM Leaky Feeder Wifi

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SmartCOM Leaky Feeder Wifi

One of the new ways that Becker has been moving into new markets is by applying their developments that have been traditionally used in coal and ore mining to other industries. Recently, they completed a project in Novomoskovsk where they implemented the SmartCom Wi-Fi system. This is a unique development of Becker Group that is already having success in various applications. Here we will learn all about SmartCOM Leaky Feeder Wifi.

 

The SmartCom Wi-Fi system is a leaky feeder wifi system uses low frequency electromagnetic signals to provide wireless coverage in difficult or dangerous environments. It is already being used successfully in mines, tunnels, and other challenging industrial settings. The Novomoskovsk project was the first time it had been used in a commercial setting, and it was a resounding success. 

 

This newest form of Wifi communication offers 100% coverage of the work area, and can pinpoint the location of personnel with an accuracy of 10 meters. The same Wi-Fi protocol allows the dispatcher to communicate with anyone who is in the mining complex, regardless of where they are. 

 

This is a major breakthrough for safety and efficiency in the mining industry, and it is only the beginning of what the SmartCom Wi-Fi system can do. 

 

Becker Mining Systems is at the forefront of developing new and innovative ways to keep people safe and connected in even the most challenging environments. The SmartCom Wi-Fi system is just one example of their commitment to improving safety and efficiency in the mining industry. With these forms of communication and data transfer built into mining sites across the world, we can see  a future where mines are not only safe, but productive and connected places.

 

One of the best aspects of this mining Wifi system is that it can be easily integrated into a mining site through existing leaky feeder lines.  This means that there is no need to run new cables or make any major changes to the infrastructure of the site. This makes it a very attractive option for companies who are looking to improve safety and efficiency without incurring a lot of extra costs. 

 

Becker Mining Systems is a global leader in providing advanced engineering solutions for the safe, productive, and connected mine of the future. It has now been over 2 years since the implementation of this project and Becker Varis is working towards implementing these products into multiple mining sites across the world. As we see this wifi technology integrated into leaky feeder lines worldwide, we can see greater data improvements and maintenance in mining as well as enhanced safety and connectedness in the mining environment. 

 

The SmartCom Wi-Fi system is just one example of how Becker is using its experience and expertise in mining to enter new markets and provide innovative solutions to customers in a variety of industries. With a commitment to quality and customer service, Becker is poised to continue its success in the years to  come.

 

If you are interested in learning more about  Becker Mining and the SmartCOM leaky feeder wifi system, please visit the website or contact Becker communications today.

Becker Will Build Longwall Roof Supports In US

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BECKER WILL BUILD LONGWALL ROOF SUPPORTS IN US

Bristol, Virginia-based Becker Global America has secured its first contract to manufacture powered roof supports for longwall mining in the U.S. The company said the shields would also be supported locally.

“We have lots of work in front of us, but couldn’t be more proud of our team and especially being able to bring this to the U.S.,” said Justin Tidd, chief sales officer for Becker Global America.

This is a significant announcement for the U.S. subsidiary of Becker Mining Systems, which has been supporting mines with increasingly sophisticated electrical controls and distribution systems. The parent, which is based in Freidrichstal, Germany, has a division in Swierklany, Poland, (Becker-Warkop) that has manufactured longwall mining equipment for more than 30 years.

Becker VHF Bi Directional Amplifier

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VHF Bi Directional Amplifier

Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier is typically to compensate for Leaky Feeder Cable longitudinal losses in both directions simultaneously, we install compensating currents in Mining, Shipping, Tunneling, Motorway and In-Building radiating cable systems.

In these heavy industries, communication remains important and preventing accidents can help to save lives and prevent damage to equipment. 

The Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier is a tough, dependable, and easy-to-install option that will ensure clear and consistent communication in all sorts of harsh circumstances.

Benefits of Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier

The Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier offers several benefits, such as:

  • Improved communication: Clear and reliable communication is crucial in heavy industries to prevent accidents and save lives. The amplifier ensures that communication remains strong and consistent, even in challenging environments.
  • Low noise contribution: The amplifier offers the lowest possible noise contribution to an already weak RF carrier when operating in collocation with a strong carrier, ensuring high-quality connections.
  • Ease of installation: The connectors are designed for easy connection, making installation and repair convenient and straightforward.
  • Simultaneous voice and data transfer: The product operates on multiple channels, allowing for simultaneous voice and data transfer. This ensures that everyone is aware of potential dangers and can respond accordingly.

The goal of this solution is to keep up communication and ensure proper warning in the event of collisions, mine site dangers, and more. Through a superior quality of connection, alarm, and warning system, this is a product that can protect miners and save equipment. 

The amplifier in this product offers the lowest possible noise contribution to an already weak RF carrier when operating in collocation with a strong carrier.

The connectors have been designed for ease of connection making installation and repair as convenient as possible.

The Power Source required from the Leaky Feeder cable is 8V to 17Vdc. The Varispeed UHF BDA is also available with an optional Power over Ethernet (PoE) Injector.

Applications of the Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier

The Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier can be used in various industries, such as:

  • Mining: The amplifier can protect miners and save equipment by ensuring proper warning in the event of collisions, mine site dangers, and more.
  • Shipping: Clear communication is essential to prevent accidents and ensure the safe transportation of goods.
  • Tunneling: Communication is crucial to ensure the safety of workers and prevent accidents.
  • Motorway: The amplifier can improve communication between drivers, road workers, and emergency services to prevent accidents.
  • In-building radiating cable systems: The amplifier can ensure clear communication in large buildings or complexes, such as hospitals or universities.

The Becker Varispeed VHF Bi-Directional Amplifier is the perfect solution for maximizing performance in UHF bi-directional communications systems. With its low noise contribution and ease of installation, the Varispeed UHF BDA is the ideal choice for ensuring clear and reliable communication in any UHF bi-directional system.

There are multiple channels for simultaneous voice and data transfer. Having the crucial ability to communicate on several channels or share data amongst a mining site can ensure that everyone is always aware of potential dangers. 

This product operates on two principle: 1. The received signal from one direction is amplified and injected into the other direction to serve as a “talk-back” function and 2. The amplifier in this product offers the lowest possible noise contribution to an already weak RF carrier when operating in collocation with a strong carrier.

The device also comes with an LED indicator as well as an OLED display. These features allow for quick and easy diagnosis of any potential problems. indications on the screen will help with the selection of channel features or to simply see alerts as they occur. 

Information collected on the device or warnings can also be cataloged and stored on the CATS database. The database is accessible by computer and can offer a variety of ways to view the data including tabular form, trend form or as a graphical display on a map.

The Becker Varispeed VHF BDA is the perfect solution for ensuring clear and reliable communication in any UHF bi-directional system. With its low noise contribution and ease of installation, the Varispeed VHF BDA is the ideal choice for maximizing performance in UHF bi-directional communications systems.

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If you are looking for reliability and improved communications on your mining site, these are the perfect devices for you!  For more information on this product, please contact our sales department at Becker Wholesale Mine Supply.

Leaky Feeder Systems For Underground Mining

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Leaky Feeder Systems For Underground Mining

Leaky feeder systems are a UHF communication network, providing crystal clear communications for all underground mining operations. The systems are renowned for their reliability, robust performance, and easy maintenance. With automatic and manual gain modes, the system can be tailored to any mining environment. Additionally, complete system remote diagnostics are available to ensure optimal performance. There is also better system-wide coverage is achieved with leaky feeder systems – making them the ideal choice for any mine communication needs.

 

UHF in a leaky feeder provides up to 4x  the range of VHF, meaning that the system will work even in the most challenging underground environments. With a wide voltage range (6Vdc to 24Vdc), the system can be adapted to any power supply. Additionally, the 2-year component and workmanship warranty provide peace of mind that your investment is protected.

 

UHF is a far better fit in narrow mines and in some of the most challenging environments on earth.  UHF’s ability to penetrate rock, dust and water make it the best solution for providing clear communications in all types of mines. With a leaky feeder system, you can be confident that your mine communications are up to the task – no matter what challenges you face.

 

The local diagnostics features on  the Smartcom system make it the most reliable and user-friendly system on the market. The system continuously monitors itself, sending information back to the surface about the status of each individual component. This allows for quick and easy troubleshooting in the event of a problem. Additionally, the remote diagnostics feature gives you the ability to monitor the system from anywhere in the world.

 

The Becker Varis UHF Leaky Feeder System is the perfect solution for all of your underground mining communication needs. With its reliability, robust performance, and easy maintenance, it is the clear choice for any mine. 

 

UHF also offers the best level of compatibility with VOIP, WLAN and IP cameras. Bringing in the ability to use these features in a mining site ensures that your company can have complete monitoring and safety equipment running off of a highly dependable line. Monitor staff, equipment, safety and conditions all with a quality communication line. This can save you time, money and improve safety across your mining site. 

 

Standard cable modems along the system can provide 20mbps connections through hotspots in the leaky feeder system. The speed of business can be maintained and even increased in these conditions. If you have areas of the mine that have previously been unreachable or difficult to connect, the leaky feeder system can provide a path to these places. This gives you the ability to have a fully connected mining site without any weak points in the network. 

 

If you work in underground mining, you know how important it is to have a reliable communication system in place. With leaky feeder systems for underground mining, you can be confident that your operations will run smoothly and safely. Contact a Becker Varis representative today to learn more about our UHF Leaky Feeder System – the best choice for underground mining communications.

Underground Communication From Becker

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Underground Communication From Becker

The Beckercom leaky feeder allows miners in the mine to utilize underground communication using standard two-way radios. This greatly increases safety and productivity. The leaky feeder system allows for the monitoring and control of electrical equipment such as fans and pumps. The Intrinsically Safe (I.S.) Leaky Feeder, when used in conjunction with the Becker I.S. can provide 100% coverage to underground mines. 

System Operation 

This system allows seamless communication between two parties in underground tunnels and mines. This is possible by using leaky feeder antenna cables. Leaky feeder antenna cables transmit radio signals underground. These signals are typically located at the surface. It is possible to retransmit the signal on the surface, and it can travel several kilometers.

Leaky Feeder Cable 

The coaxial cable was created to preserve as much signal as possible while blocking external signals. Leaky Feeder cables can leak radio signals or radiate them out. They also allow signals from remote radio transceivers within 50-200m of the Leaky Feeder cable. Traditionally, boosters or line amplifiers are placed along the Leaky feeder cable runs. They are typically installed every 350m. They are used to maintain signal levels over long distances.

System Design

In consultation with customers, certified Becker communication engineers design leaky feeders and comply with all compliance requirements.

Extensions And Repairs

Leakage in Feeder cables is a constant problem as a mine grows. To minimize downtime and maintain reliable operations, it is crucial to quickly connect and repair any damaged Feeder cables. The Becker splice can meet these requirements. Line splices can be used to connect two sections together where signal amplification is not applicable or to repair damaged sections. Line terminations must be placed at the Leaky Feeder cable to properly terminate the system. 

TWO-WAY RADIO

The Becker UHF radio is intrinsically safe I.S. The portability of radios is a great way to have reliability and versatility in a compact and rugged package.

If you would like to learn more about the underground communication options available at Becker Wholesale Mine Supply, Contact us today!

Gas Monitoring Systems for Underground Mining

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Gas Monitoring Systems for Underground Mining

Gas Monitoring Systems are a crucial tool in underground Mining. By measuring the level of gases, both in and outside the building, from various sources, it is possible to ensure the safety of miners by keeping them informed about the presence of dangerous gases. In addition, these systems can be used to monitor the ventilation system in the mine, making sure that there is no build-up of dangerous gases. 

There are many different types of gas monitoring systems available on the market, each designed to measure different gases. The most common type of system is the multi-gas monitor, which can measure methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These monitors are typically installed on-site by plant managers or contractors. 

Another type of gas monitoring system is the single-gas monitor. These monitors are designed to measure only one type of gas, such as methane (CH4) or carbon dioxide (CO2). Single-gas monitors are typically used in mines where there is only a risk of one type of gas buildup. 

Why Are Gas Monitoring Systems Important?

Methane is the primary component of natural gas and is often found in mines. Methane is highly combustible and can be explosive if it builds up in a confined space. Carbon dioxide is another gas that is often found in mines. Carbon dioxide is not combustible, but it can displace oxygen in the air, causing asphyxiation. 

Buildups of these gases can be extremely dangerous to miners. That is why it is important to have a gas monitoring system in place. By constantly measuring the levels of these gases, the system can provide early warning of a buildup and allow miners to take precautions to avoid danger. 

Why You Need Reliable Equipment When Underground Mining

No matter what type of gas monitor is used, it is important that it is regularly calibrated to ensure accuracy. Gas monitoring systems are an important part of keeping miners safe and ensuring that the ventilation system in a mine is working properly.

Our equipment is quality-checked and comes with a series of built-in testing components that can ensure the device is powered up and ready for use. We work in the mining industry worldwide and we have developed and produced gas monitoring systems that can work in the most hostile environments on earth. 

Why The Smartsense SSFM 100 Gas Monitor Is An Excellent Choice

An affordable and efficient technique for staff who work in a small space to measure chemicals in the air is the SmartSense® Fixed Monitor SSFM-100 gas monitoring system.

You can reduce the time to detect hazardous levels of chemical gas exposure by up to 90% with SmartSense®. The SSFM-100 includes Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology that sends information to your compatible device allowing you to view it from anywhere.

This system is excellent for monitoring the levels of methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the air underground. This is the one of the best gas monitoring systems for underground mining on the market!

If you would like to learn more about the SmartSense® Fixed Monitor SSFM-100 gas monitoring system, or any of our other products at Becker WholeSale Mine Supply, please contact us today. We would be happy to discuss your specific needs and provide you with a custom quote.

How Does Radio Communication In Tunnels Work?

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Communication In Tunnels

Radio communications in tunnels work slightly differently than any other form of communication throughout work sites worldwide.  The main difference is that the radio waves have to travel through very dense materials, such as concrete and metal, in order to reach the other person. In order for the signal to be strong enough to make it through these materials, a different type of antenna is needed. The most common type of antenna used for radio communication in tunnels is a whip antenna. This type of antenna is able to send and receive radio signals through the dense materials and allow for clear communication between people. 

Another difference in radio communication in tunnels is the power output. The power output has to be much higher in order to make it through the materials. This means that the battery life will be shorter, but it is still possible to communicate through a radio in a tunnel. 

Why Do We Need To Maintain Communication In Tunnels

Tunnel radio communication is an important part of keeping people safe while they are working in these dangerous environments. It is essential that all workers have a clear and reliable way to communicate with each other in order to make sure that everyone is safe. 

Having a radio system in place can help to make sure that all workers are able to stay in contact with each other and that they can coordinate their efforts in case of an emergency. 

In addition to safety, radio communication in tunnels is also important for coordinating traffic. When there is a lot of traffic going through a tunnel, it is important to be able to coordinate the traffic so that everyone can get where they need to go without any accidents. 

Radio communication can also be used to provide information about the construction or other work that is going on in the tunnel. This can be important for people who are traveling through the tunnel so that they can avoid any areas that might be dangerous. 

How Does Radio Communications In a Underground Tunnel Work?

The way that radio communication in a tunnel works is by using a system of low-power transmitters that are positioned throughout the entire tunnel. Each transmitter has a specific range for which it will broadcast its signal. They will overlap one another so that people can be reached throughout the tunnel. 

Tunnel workers can talk to one another through walkie-talkies or cell phones. They usually have a base station on their person that can be used to keep in contact with the tunnel’s main system. 

The base station is typically a portable radio that has been specifically designed for use in tunnels. It is important to have a radio that is able to transmit its signal through the materials in the tunnels. 

Smartcom Leaky Feeder System

The SMARTCOM 100 LEAKY FEEDER SYSTEM is a system that uses low-power transmitters to communicate with people who are working in tunnels. It is specifically designed for use in these environments. 

The system comes with two wireless devices, one for the helmet and one for the wrist. These devices allow for clear communication between people who are working in the tunnel. 

In addition to the two wireless devices, the SMARTCOM 100 LEAKY FEEDER SYSTEM also comes with a handheld device. This device can be used to communicate with the surface by using a signal that is transferred through the transmitter. 

If you would like to learn more about our communication system contact us today at Becker Communications for more information!

Single Gas Monitor By Becker Varis

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Single Gas Monitor By Becker Varis

Looking for a reliable and durable gas monitor? Look no further than the Single Gas Monitor by Becker Varis. This top-of-the-line gas monitor is designed to withstand even the most challenging environments, making it ideal for use in industrial settings. With its field-proven performance, you can rest assured that the Single Gas Monitor will provide accurate and reliable readings. 

 

The Single Gas Monitor is available in two versions – with an on-board sensor to provide an all-in-one environmental monitoring solution, or as a display module to provide quick access to real-time data. Further system expansion is available through the optional external input/output ports for both versions of the terminal module. 

 

The Single Gas Monitor is also notable for its modular architecture; robust multi-gas monitoring systems can be customized by adding up to six SSSG-100 Sensor Modules that stack easily and neatly together. Hot-swap capability allows for quick and easy sensor replacement in the event of a failure. 

 

 The SSSG-100 Alarm Module allows for extra safety with its wide viewing angle Red-Amber-Green visual warning system, and a 100 dBa audible alarm. 

 

The device functions as a true black box for your monitoring system, storing critical information such as Calibration and Alarm History, and data logging for post-accident investigation. These tools are crucial for preventing accidents in the future, improving the safety of your mining site, and ensuring the best quality future for your mining operations. Having this extra data set is very useful for keeping your employees safe and for preventing accidents across all of your mining operations. 

 

Fully programmable set points allow you to tailor the SSSG-100’s alarms to your specific needs, while the large LCD display provides visual confirmation of gas concentrations in real time. 

 

Becker Varis’s smartsense® technology ensures that the Single Gas Monitor is always operating at peak performance, with self-diagnostics and status indications to provide peace of mind. 

 

We inspect all of these monitors prior to shipping so that we can ensure the best quality of results for our clients. We  know that you need accurate readings in order to make informed decisions about the safety of your mining operations, and we are dedicated to providing you with the best products on the market. 

 

We also guarantee our devices and provide customer service through our phone line. We want to ensure that you can get the very best in responses for your gas monitoring and support.  

 

You can trust that the Single Gas Monitor by Becker Varis is a top-of-the-line product that will serve you well in all of your industrial applications. We have purpose-built this monitor to serve the mining industry and in heavy equipment applications. It is one of the most durable and sophisticated on the market. 

 

If you are looking for a reliable and easy-to-use gas monitor, the Single Gas Monitor by Becker Varis is a perfect choice. Contact us today to learn more about the Single Gas Monitor by Becker Varis, or to purchase a unit, please visit our website today.

All About Becker Communications

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All About Becker Communications

Becker Communications began with our company, Becker Mining. We found a need in the industry for a company that could specialize in mining communications equipment. With the nature of this market changing constantly, there was a need for a company that could keep up and offer the best mining communications tools on the market.

This is how Becker Communications was born – a company that would be known for its dedication to providing top-of-the-line mining communications products and services.

Becker Communications is proud to offer a wide range of mining communications products and services, including two-way radios, miner tracking systems, wireless LAN solutions, and more. We are constantly expanding our product offerings to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers.

In addition to our wide range of products, we also offer a variety of services to complement our offerings. These services include system design and integration, on-site support, project management, and more. Our team of experts is always available to provide assistance and advice, ensuring that our customers are always satisfied.

We started from our headquarters in Friedrichsthal Germany and today we work worldwide. With 1500 mining employees working across the world, we have subsidiaries in Australia, the USA, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Russia, China, South Africa and Poland.

Our communications business is divided into two segments: Electrical and Mechanical.

The electrical sector is made up of three product divisions: energy distribution, automation, and communication. Underground energy supply is essential in mining. Becker Mining Systems offers complete, customized energy infrastructure solutions that provide the maximum output under the most demanding situations. Due to a modular technology developed by Becker, transformers and switchgear can be handled readily and rapidly because they are lighter and easier to transport.

As the global mining industry continues to automate, Becker Mining Systems is at the forefront of this trend with our cutting-edge automation solutions. We offer a comprehensive range of products and services for all aspects of Automation in the mining industry, including process control, safety, and security systems, trackless vehicle management, and more.

Becker Mining Systems offers a wide range of mechanical goods. Becker Mining Systems has been developing transportation systems for men and materials underground since its inception. Men, material, and equipment may be moved quickly and securely even to the most remote regions of the mine using both individual solutions and comprehensive systems. The technology is characterized by the fact that it can transport heavy loads with autonomy and improve efficiency in any mining site.

Becker Communications is committed to providing the best possible products and services to our customers. We are constantly expanding our offerings to meet the ever-changing needs of the mining industry. With our dedication to customer service and our commitment to quality, we can provide fast responses and hands-on support worldwide. We have been expanding since the 1980s to offer more to the mining industry and we are excited about the future.

We are committed to providing the best possible experience for our customers. We offer a wide range of products and services to meet your needs, and our team is always available to provide assistance and advice. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you.

How Is Radio Communication Used In Tunnels?

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Radio Communication Used In Tunnels

Maintaining communication in tunnel systems is a crucial safety measure. Radio communication is used in tunnels to keep people safe by allowing them to communicate with others in the area. This is made possible by low-power transmitters that are positioned throughout the entire tunnel system. The transmitters will overlap one another so that people can be reached throughout the tunnel. Leaky feeder systems are the best communication lines for underground mines and will allow those in the mining site to catch signals and maintain communication. 

 

Radio communication through leaky feeder systems is maintained via a regular walkie-talkie device. Communications through this system include abilities to signal, talk, send data, and more. The radio communication using this system can cut out any interference from machines or other environmental factors. This system is also resistant to water and dust, making it a great option for use in tunnels. Tunnels pose unique challenges for maintaining communication, but with the help of low-power transmitters and leaky feeder systems, people can safely communicate in these areas.

 

Leaky feeder systems can also come with improvements to safety equipment. These communication systems can come with the ability to perform gas monitoring, track equipment, and employees, and oversee more of the mining operation. Leaky feeder systems provide an important means of communication in a hazardous environment, and they continue to play a vital role in the safety of those working in tunnels.

 

Radio communication is an important part of tunnel safety and should always be taken into consideration when creating a communications network for a mining site or underground operation. 

 

Communications can take place through a wrist-style communicator, hands-free microphone as well as a traditional style walkie-talkie. Multiple options for signaling and talking ensure that any operator can provide immediate feedback as needed. 

 

With the challenges that come with radio communication in tunnels, it is important to have a variety of devices and systems in place so that people can always stay connected. Leaky feeder systems provide an excellent way for people to communicate in these difficult environments and help keep everyone safe.

 

Maintaining tunnel communications is essential to working in any mine site and ensuring the best quality of efficiency throughout the mining site as well. By understanding how radio communication works in tunnels, we can make the most of this important safety measure.

 

If you are interested in working with a company that can provide you with the best in communication support and top-quality leaky feeder system integration, we are here to help. Becker Mining Communications uses the latest in Kenwood radio devices and purpose-built integration throughout a leaky feeder system. We can provide you with the safety and communication you need to keep your operation running smoothly. For more information, please contact us today.