RazerEdge Cast Lip Nevada Silver Mine

Immediate productivity increase of 9% plus no lip-based maintenance down time.


Nevada, USA


Digging Conditions
Extreme Abrasion

Excavator Face Shovel

Make & Model
Hitachi EX3600

Previous GET
Hensley Plate Lip

The Challenge

The Nevada Silver mine approached CR and its dealer to provide a product that would reduce machine down time and maintenance costs, all while expressly aiming for an increase in hourly production

The Solution

Following a review of site conditions CR supplied a RazerEdge cast lip. The cast lip removes the requirement for a weld on adapter, as such removing the primary cause of GET down time. The cast lip further delivers productivity benefits through plane alignment and weight reduction.

The Impact

The customer recorded an immediate increase in productivity of 9% coupled with a complete removal of lip based maintenance down time.

The customer is now delivering production rates that better align with their mine site targets.


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