What is Komtrax Plus
Komtrax Plus is Komatsu’s technologically advanced remote monitoring data system that provides access to view specific machine data via the internet on your computer.
Komtrax Plus is Komatsu’s answer to remote monitoring of large (mining and production) sized equipment. Komatsu’s Komtrax Plus (formerly VHMS) provides the means to remotely monitor the health of major components using Telemetry Technology (Satellite) on equipped Mining and Production class machines, enabling the evaluation of the machine’s condition and operations. This system has been designed to reduce repair costs and maintain optimal machine availability by helping to prevent unscheduled downtime.
Komatsu mining and production class machines using telemetry (satellite) technology. This free service allows Komatsu and fleet owners to constantly evaluate each machine’s condition and operations. It has been designed to reduce repair costs and maintain optimal machine availability and productivity by helping prevent unscheduled downtime.
What machines does Komtrax Plus apply to?
All new generation Komatsu mining and production class machines are equipped with Komtrax Plus. These include:
Haul trucks: HD465, HD605, HD785, HD1500, 730E, 830E, 860E, 930E and 960E
Excavators/shovels: PC1250-7, PC2000, PC3000, PC4000, PC5500 and PC8000
Wheel loaders: WA600, WA800, WA900 and WA1200
Dozers: D375A and D475A
Why use Komtrax Plus?
Komtrax Plus lets you monitor a wide range of machine conditions, helping you achieve maximum productivity, utilisation and uptime. Key features and benefits of this free service include:
Reduced maintenance costs: Continuous monitoring of machine condition and performance ensures any abnormal readings can be addressed before they result in unscheduled downtime
Safer operations: Poor or incorrect operator practices (for example, excessive speed) are highlighted, allowing additional training
Lower operating costs: Continuous monitoring of operating practices and machine settings allows fine-tuning of operational, site management and machine management procedures
Monitor fuel usage
Accurately log machine hours: Know if your machines are actually working or merely idling, accumulating hours
Production data: Monitor how well your machine is producing, and what payloads it is delivering.
Note: Komatsu also uses this data for its Continuous Improvement (CI) programs, to ensure you get full benefits from this tool, and that our products meet your application and operational demands.
To enable all our customers to take full advantage of the Komtrax Plus remote monitoring data services, we offer free Komtrax Plus data service to all Komatsu machine owners with Komtrax Plus compatible machines!
Komatsu uses this data for Continuous Improvement (CI) to ensure that this tool gives you added benefit and our product meets your application demand.
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