MICHELIN MEMS LITE: MINING TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
A Simple, Budget-Friendly TPMS Targeted for Rigid Dump Trucks Below 150T.
The newest offer in its family of market-leading TPMS, MICHELIN MEMS LITE is an affordable, entry-level solution that adds safety and savings to your operations without adding hardware to your trucks.
The solution combines MEMS proven tyre sensors with fixed reading stations strategically installed at your site to periodically capture and transmit tyre pressure and temperature data.
MICHELIN MEMS LITE is targeted for rigid dump trucks between 100- and 150-tons using tyres with a diameter of 49 to 51 inches and is easily upgradable to MICHELIN MEMS 4 for added functionality.
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WHY MONITOR MY TYRES?
Monitoring and maintaining tyre pressure and temperature helps drive safety and add performance and savings to your mine operations.
- Your mine's safety and productivity depend on your vehicles running at peak performance: safely, efficiently and economically.
- Tyres play a crucial role in your vehicles’ performance. Speed, load, tyre condition and mine condition impact tyre performance.
- Tyres are a significant part of your operational budget.
What are the advantages of using a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) at your site?
- Monitoring tyre pressure and temperature maximizes safety and optimizes tyre performance
- Gives you peace of mind and better control of your mine and equipment
- Reduces maintenance costs
Did you know: For a mine with twenty 100-ton trucks, the tyre budget could exceed $1,000,000 annually*. Installing a TPMS could deliver annual savings up to 20%**, or a $200,000 reduction in the annual tyre budget, coupled with added fuel efficiency gains.
WHAT IS MICHELIN MEMS LITE?
A simple, budget-friendly Tyre Pressure Monitoring Solution
Whatever the tyre brand, MICHELIN MEMS LITE is an affordable, easy-to-operate tyre monitoring solution that adds safety and savings to your operations without installing hardware on your trucks.
It combines MEMS proven, long-lasting tyre sensors with fixed reading stations that capture tyre data periodically based on when vehicles drive by. Data is transmitted to connected devices for periodic tyre pressure and temperature readings remotely. The system alerts you of any potential issues to give you better control of your mine operations.
What are the MICHELIN MEMS LITE Benefits?
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- Improve vehicle handling
- Keep personnel safe from equipment
- React quickly to potential issues
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Save on budget
- Reduce maintenance
- Extend tyre life
- No hardware installed on vehicles
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- Decrease unscheduled downtime
- Maximize results
HOW DOES MICHELIN MEMS LITE WORK?
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Liquid proof sensors:
Tyres are equipped with long-lasting tyre sensors to capture tyre pressure and temperature data.
Sensors are compatible with all tyre brands using the “MEMS-ready” feature in MICHELIN tyres or a retrofit patch for tyres smaller than 49” or non-MICHELIN tyres.
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Fixed reading stations:
When vehicles drive by, the fixed reading station periodically captures this tyre data.
Data can be captured up to 100 meters / 100 yards away with a clear line of sight.
Service and solution : cloud
Tyre data is transmitted to connected devices through a local server or Cloud server and is remotely accessible from any laptop, tablet or smart phone.
Alerts ensure timely action.
TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS OF MICHELIN MEMS LITE
MEMS Lite ways of working
Hardware: simple to install
- No hardware added to vehicles
- Movable, easy-to-set-up fixed reading stations (IP66)
- Long lasting tyre sensors fitted inside tyres
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Software: easy to integrate
- Customizable interface with highly configurable web application
- Seamlessly integrable with your system via our API
- Access data from anywhere through simple web application, text or email alerts
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Management: robust and effortless
- Self-service reporting with an extensive suite of reports
- Automatically receive reports via email (optional)
- Track tyre data over its history
- Monitor pressure inflation live via a mobile app
- Continuous customer support throughout the journey
- Team available by phone/email during standard business hours.
FULL TPMS PORTFOLIO:
MICHELIN EARTHMOVER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (MEMS)
Michelin developed the industry’s first TPMS for surface mining equipment in 2006. Today, Michelin offers a portfolio of leading TPMS solutions to suit your mine’s needs.
All MICHELIN MEMS solutions are equipped with MICHELIN Connected Technologies, including liquid-proof tyre sensors for longer life.
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A budget-friendly solution that periodically captures tyre pressure and temperature data to add safety and savings to your operations
MICHELIN MEMS 4 logo
Best-selling TPMS on the market, a premier solution that provides continuous tyre pressure and temperature readings, real-time connection and maximum protection
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LAY THE FOUNDATION TO GROW WITH MEMS
MICHELIN MEMS LITE is an entry-level solution that’s easily upgraded to MICHELIN MEMS4 when you’re ready for more advanced functionality.
How does MICHELIN MEMS LITE compare to MICHELIN MEMS4?
Fleet management capabilities::
- GPS Geolocation, geofencing, speed control, severity mapping
- Real-time, continuous readings versus periodic captures of tyre data
- More extensive suite of reports
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Tyre sensors are fitted inside each tyre – either by using the “MEMS-ready” feature in MICHELIN tyres or a retrofit patch for tyres smaller than 49” or non-MICHELIN® tyres. When vehicles drive by fixed reading stations strategically installed at the mine site, the fixed reading station captures the data and then transmits it to a local or cloud-based server. There is no hardware installed on your vehicles.
No, not at all. MICHELIN MEMS LITE is a simple, affordable TPMS that is an ideal option for any size fleet to start to measure tyre pressure and temperature remotely and periodically. This reliable, easy-to-operate TPMS helps strengthen safety, save on budget and increase productivity at your mine sites.
MICHELIN MEMS LITE operates through tyre sensors and fixed reading stations. One fixed reading station is enough as long as it is strategically positioned at your mine site. You can extend the performance of your MICHELIN MEMS LITE system by adding more reading stations to capture data from more MEMS LITE-equipped vehicles that drive by. There is no hardware installation required on trucks. The tyre sensors work automatically with fixed reading stations.
MICHELIN MEMS LITE uses Michelin’s proven MEMS tyre sensors that are long-lasting and liquid-proof, compatible with tyre liquid additives. Thanks to the “Sensor Age Advice” feature, you can use it to its max life. The sensors emit each minute in 433MHz radio frequency; it extends to 16 seconds during the 15-minute inflation period. For the range emition, the fixed reading stations can capture tyre sensor data from up to 100 meters / yards with a clear line of sight.
Yes, when the data is captured at reading stations, it is transmitted to a local or cloud server and easily accessible by mine personnel from any laptop, tablet or smart phone. You also can extract the raw data.
We can propose solutions for purchasing or leasing the solution.
Yes, Michelin launched the industry’s first TPMS for surface mining in 2006. In its fourth generation, it is the best-selling TPMS on the market. We have used this 15 years of experience to launch this newest offer in our family of TPMS – MICHELIN MEMS LITE. We are confident in the traceability and reliability of the data.
MICHELIN MEMS LITE is easily upgradable to MICHELIN MEMS 4 by adding hardware (a transceiver) to your trucks that upgrades from periodically capturing data to continuous readings among other features. Click here to learn more about the added functionality of MICHELIN MEMS 4.
MICHELIN MEMS LITE is a cost-effective, entry-level solution that is very popular among mines who want to operate their first TPMS and start enjoying the benefits of more safety and lower tyre budgets.
François Vian- MICHELIN MEMS LITE worldwide manager
MICHELIN MEMS LITE is designed to operate in highly demanding environments like surface mines and quarries. The tyre sensors are liquid proof, including any liquid tire additives. MEMS LITE is a good fit for customers who want the immediate benefits of periodic pressure and temperature readings, including safety and savings, without installing hardware on their trucks.
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*considering an average tyre consumption per vehicle of 4,5 tyres with a tyre cost of 11’000$
**based on -20% pressure deviation compared to recommended tire pressure, which can result in a 20% reduction in tire life as noted in MICHELIN Mining tyre documentation