Nick Moore Explores Electrification in the Mining Industry for Heavy Equipment Guide
Nick Moore, Director of Product Management — Electrification at Briggs & Stratton, explains how advancements in battery technology have enabled industries like the mining industry to embrace electrification in his article for Heavy Equipment Guide.
Though the mining industry has traditionally utilized diesel-powered equipment, recent advancements in battery technology are expanding the application use potential of lithium-ion batteries. This new technology helps to prevent disruptions to the battery and enables it to take on both the heat and cold of job sites, meaning battery-powered equipment can now withstand the inevitable harsh climates of underground mines.
In the article, Moore explores different factors OEMs need to consider when it comes to ensuring that a battery is durable and rugged enough to be used underground.
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