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JUN 2019

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June 2019 43 product news continued checklist of safety aspects that must be checked before, during and after any blast, including lessons learned and best practices. Another new feature is the cal- culations tool and graphic display of safety perimeters. According to the blasting characteristics, the X-BLASTERGUIDE creates the ex- clusion areas for teams and people on a satellite image of the land, with the option to save and export this image. Similarly, the user's location and other points of interest can be marked on the same view, in order to measure the distances and angles between them. "The X-BLASTERGUIDE means a further step in our strategy to dig- italize data collection, analysis and use in operations," said Vicente Huélamo, technical applications di- rector at MAXAM. "The aim was to create a user-friendly tool, incorpo- rating all the most common calcula- tions and data that a shotfirers may need in an operation to perform an efficient and, above all, safe blast- ing. This tool provides everyone with part of the knowledge accumu- lated by our experts in projects all around the world." It's available for free for Android and iOS devices from MAXAM, but users will need to complete a simple registration to access all its features. Abrasion-resistant Materials FerroCer 22 is a new cost-effective solution from FLSmidth that pro- vides longer wear life than conven- tional panels. The unique matrix design of the panel construction combines the strength and mallea- September 11, 12, 13, 2019 Brushfork Armory-Civic Center %OXHÀHOG:HVW9LUJLQLD Sponsored by: 619 Bland Street • Bluefield, WV 24701 t 304.327.7184 • f 304.325.3085 ©

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