Award Winner – The Warren Centre Innovation Award for the Robotic Idler Changer

Clyde Campbell and the MAR team accept the Warren Centre Innovation Award for the design and commerialisation of the Robotic Roller ChangeoutMachinery Automation & Robotics (MAR) are proud to be awarded the winner of the Warren Centre 2014 Innovation Award for the design, development and commerialisation of the Robotic Idler Changer for the Mining Industry.

Clyde Campbell accepted the award on behalf of MAR and the entire team involved in the project.

The Innovation Hero Award program recognises people who bring great ideas to life, and the role they play in driving economic and social progress. The Innovation Hero Award program recognises people who bring great ideas to life

MAR’s Robotic Idler Changer is capable of replacing idlers on loaded, operational conveyors, providing your mine site the ability to conduct predictive maintenance on conveyors without downtime. This innovative and non-intrusive conveyor idler replacement method assists in increasing conveyor uptime and removes workplace health and safety risks currently associated with conveyor servicing, maintenance and breakdowns.

Video of the Robotic Idler Changeout

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