Epiroc presents Serpent Automatic

Serpent Automatic A20
Source: Epiroc

Serpent Automatic A20
Source: Epiroc
+Epiroc now takes its Serpent ventilation system to the next level by launching automatic functionality. Serpent Automatic stands for better air quality with optimized air flow and low energy expenditure and can thus radically reduce energy consumption and ventilation costs. Antje Matthäus, Product Manager Machine Engineering Underground at Epiroc says: With the launch of Serpent Automatic, we are taking a giant leap into the future towards a more modern, reliable and cost-efficient automatic operation.”

 

The smart Serpent Automatic module minimizes energy consumption while ensuring compliance with any environmental requirements and regulations. Sensors regularly measure carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide levels to determine air quality, then automatically adjust fan speed to continuously ensure adequate air flow and a perfectly regulated underground work environment. Serpent fan stations already in use, or other ventilation system equipped with frequency converter, can easily be upgraded to include the new automatic functions. Serpent Automatic is delivered as a central module that is mounted onto the base station, while the sensors are placed in the tunnel or mine. "It has been very important for us to create a truly installation-friendly solution. The only thing you need is a wireless network”, says Matthäus.

 

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