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Mining Manufacturing Solution
Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing Technology

We provide advanced manufacturing services in technologies like 3d printing, CNC machining, vacuum casting, injection molding, laser cutting, etc.

Experienced Engineers


Team of expert engineers with more than 15 years of experience.

On Time Project Delivery

on time project delivery


With locations in all over Australia we can assure lightning fast delivery.

Australia Wide Expandation

Australia wide expandation


Zeal 3D is present in
Victoria, NSW, Western Australia,
Queensland and Tasmania.

ISO 9001 : 2015

ISO 9001-2015 certified


Committed to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements and to demonstrate continuous improvement.

How Does Zeal 3D Help the Mining Industry by offering 3D engineering services?

High-end Service Provider: Zeal 3D is an ISO 9001-2015 accredited provider of 3D engineering and advanced manufacturing services that is dedicated to constantly delivering products and customised services that satisfy customers' requirements and adhere to regulatory standards.

Industry Pioneer: When it comes to supporting mining equipment manufacturing, Zeal 3D is a pioneer in providing high-end and reliable end-products for mining purposes. Our skilled team of experts offers you advanced and cutting-edge manufacturing services to get incredibly precise mining equipment and parts. Utilise our impressively quick response time to improve your supply chain management .

Manufacture at Any Scale: Zeal 3D assists manufacturers in producing mining equipment or devices of any size and scale, from 1 to 10,000 pieces, for high or low volume production at the best competitive price.

Extensive Material Support: At Zeal 3D, we offer custom 3D engineering services as per the clients needs and requirements by leveraging 45+ distinct materials.

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No MOQ needed: If you require manufacturing services using materials that are not included on the list, our staff will make the necessary effort to obtain the supplies without requiring a minimum order quantity (MOQ).

High Quality Assurance: In order to reach the highest level of customer satisfaction, Zeal 3D works carefully to ensure quality assurance and deliver high-quality goods with high-precision tolerances every single time.

Australia Wide Fastest Delivery : At Zeal 3D, we offer Australia wide fastest delivery throughout the nation and the surrounding areas, including Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Tasmania, and New Zealand.

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High-End Services offered by Zeal 3D for Mining Industry

3D Printing

In order to produce the desired end products for mining purposes, the mining industry is constantly making progress using additive manufacturing, or 3D printing methods. This 3D printing for the mining industry has proven to be inexpensive, efficient, and incredibly time-saving in addition to its regular industrial-based usage. In particular, the mining industry has a lot to gain from the use of 3D printing. It also makes the work of the mining industry easier and more accessible while increasing process efficiency by decreasing downtime on multiple activities. Metal 3D printing techniques are used to create personalised mining equipment. Powder bed infusion is one of the popular methods for 3D printing metal. At Zeal 3D, we offer 3D printing services using a variety of technologies, including FDM, SLA, SLS, MJF, MJM, DMLS, PolyJet, and SLM.

Zeal 3D Specializations:

  • In order to build mining equipment and components, Zeal 3D uses additive manufacturing technologies including FDM, SLA, SLS, MJM, and DMLS to provide cheap 3D printing services.

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Applications

  • We can produce replacement parts and prototypes for the mining industry using 3D printing technology.
  • Zeal 3D also has the ability to make 3D models of mining sites, mining systems, or any other mining related models.
  • We can create intricate designs with 3D printing that are impossible to make with traditional production techniques.

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CNC Machining

CNC machining in the mining industry is very sophisticated and advanced nowadays, and there are numerous steps involved in getting to the finished product. A list of every machine that can profit from CNC machining would be far too lengthy, given the sheer number of machines utilized in a typical mine. Companies that specialize in CNC machining can make parts quickly and to the necessary fundamental requirements. In the mining industry, establishing a working relationship with an expert CNC machinist can result in appreciable gains in productivity and efficiency. Zeal 3D provides specialised metal CNC machining services using a wide variety of cutting-edge technologies to meet all of your specific requirements. In our metal CNC machining process, all international norms and requirements are followed. Our team of skilled engineers and machinists will support you from conception to delivery.

Zeal 3D Specialisations

  • With Zeal 3D, you can select from a number of materials to create your preferred final product specifically tailored to the needs of the mining industry
  • When it comes to end-products and equipment for the mining industry, we provide very precise production.
  • The post-processing services we offer at Zeal 3D include polishing, scratching, knurling, anodizing, plating, plastic, and more.

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  • We also guarantee quality control measures that adhere to standards and requirements set forth by the industry.
  • There is no minimum order quantity for CNC production, and we also offer CNC machining services for prototyping.
  • For CNC machining, Zeal 3D uses a variety of materials, including

    Metal

    Plastic and composites

    • Nylon
    • ABS
    • HDPE
    • CFNylon
    • ULTEM

Applications

  • With the help of CNC machining, Zeal 3D can easily create tools and components for the mining industry, including PPE, assembling components, spare parts, etc.
  • Zeal 3D uses CNC machining to mass manufacture mining-related spares, parts, or machinery.

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Plastic injection molding part

Injection Moulding

One of the most extensively used methods for creating plastic parts is plastic injection moulding. Plastic injection moulding is a cyclical process in which hot melt is poured into the mould (also known as the tool) at high pressure and speed. The resultant form (product) is then allowed to cool inside the tool, and the process ends with the product being ejected. This method is used in making solitary end-products or components for mining purposes. The materials used in injection moulding for mining devices and supplies are typically diverse. Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, polyethylene, polycarbonate, and polypropylene are a few of them. Zeal 3D Services uses plastic injection moulding technology to deliver extensive prototyping and component production services. We can design and create high-quality injection-moulded plastic parts using our state-of-the-art tools, expertise, and experience.

Zeal 3D Specializations:

  • Zeal 3D provides the best industrial-grade materials for producing high-end mining componentry products.

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  • With the aid of our state-of-the-art technologies, we promise precision and a perfect surface finish.
  • To make finished goods or products, we need materials from the ABS, PP, and PE grades.
  • Some of the materials that Zeal 3D uses most frequently for plastic injection moulding include,
    • Polyamide
    • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
    • Polypropylene
    • Polycarbonate
    • Polyvinyl chloride

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Laser Cutting and Fabrication

Laser cutting is the process of cutting or slicing materials using a high-power laser beam focused on the product to be cut. Laser cutting gives the benefits of high quality and precision at rapid processing speeds without the need to repair the cut edges of mining equipment and instruments. On components requiring high levels of accuracy and quality, laser cutting techniques not only provide very exact spot sizes, or tool widths, but also provide a variety of other benefits, such as being a non-contact form of slicing with minimal thermal input into the work piece. At Zeal 3D, we provide high-end laser cutting services for the production of equipment and instruments for the mining industry.

Sheet metal fabrication is essential to the mining sector to build components that are necessary for a wide range of mining operations. Frames, bridges, platforms, hammers, blades, and truck parts are a few examples of these parts. By providing a secure foundation for machinery or equipment, these parts facilitate a wide range of operations. They provide safety and worker protection on mine sites and workstations. Custom sheet metal fabrication is essential to the mining industry since it enables the creation of mining equipment with incredibly precise and specialised functionality. Zeal 3D can handle all of your sheet metal fabrication needs with the most modern and cutting-edge equipment. We have all the necessary resources, personnel, and expertise to guarantee the maximum degree of success for your projects.

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Zeal 3D Specializations:

  • One of Zeal 3D's specialties is the use of premium industrial-grade materials in the manufacturing of end-products for the mining industry.
  • We employ cutting-edge laser cutting equipment to slice or cut a variety of materials.
  • Depending on the requirements and demands of your business, we offer specialised service support.
  • At Zeal 3D, we provide services for a wide variety of materials, like
    • Mild steel
    • High strength steel
    • Stainless steel
    • Titanium
    • Copper
    • Bronze
    • Brass Ceramic
    • Plastic and acrylic
    • Rubber
    • Foam
    • Fabric
    • Also, other nonferrous material

Applications

Numerous applications in the field of mining utilise laser cutting and fabrication services, including,

  • Tooling parts
  • Mining Equipment Spares
  • Fixture elements
  • Parts of mining vehicles

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3D Designing for Mining Industry

Extrusion

Extrusion is utilised in mining applications to create plastic pipes with diameters of more than 800 mm because of its homogeneous cross-sectional forms. These reduce noise levels compared to steel pipes and also shield surfaces from pollution due to abrasion, which is particularly important when mining iron ore. At Zeal 3D, we provide a variety of metal extrusion alternatives, including aluminium and many others.

3D DESIGNING

A three-dimensional visual representation of any object or surface is produced using the digital design process known as 3D designing. In 3D design, mesh is a crucial part of the design and can be compared to a collection of points in space-time. In mining operations, the use of 3D designing technologies is becoming increasingly important. Designers can specify and build the fundamental CAD designs for the new mining equipment during the 3D designing process, including the minimum die angles and filleting radii values. The CAD design automatically produces flawless surfaces that follow each of the design specifications. Additionally, a variety of 3D design tools and skills are available in CAD for improved edge blending and countersinking.

3D Scanning

3D scanning is a quick and precise method of digitizing tangible objects for use in design, inspection, and visualization tasks. Almost every product can benefit from the use of 3D scanners to precisely record the physical shape and dimensions that can be replicated using reverse engineering techniques. For mining applications, precise duplicates of mining instruments or equipment are manufactured or reproduced by 3D scanning the original source product.

At Zeal 3D, we typically implement 3D scanning for the process of reverse engineering. 3D scanning is also used to modify or develop the existing parts. With 3D scanning, customers may easily replicate or recreate the old parts and replications, depending on the source product using 3D scanning. In addition, it is also used for inspection and analysis purposes.

Zeal 3D Specializations:

  • At Zeal 3D, we provide industrial and high-accuracy 3D scanning both on and off site
  • We offer support for high-end design and development
  • At Zeal 3D, we provide technical support for the whole product development process, including designing, prototyping, and mass manufacturing.
3D Scanning
Augmented Reality Mining Industry

Augmented Reality

In order to increase their knowledge and safety proficiency in challenging mine maintenance duties, the upcoming generation of maintenance staff is starting to use augmented reality (AR) services. In order to deliver an AR experience across all digital platforms, AR for mining operations uses a variety of AR modes, including WebAR, Mixed AR, and Mobile AR. By utilising AR and VR, mining businesses will be able to teach their employees more rapidly and in real-time, while also proactively addressing possible mine safety issues. Furthermore, businesses may offer the same high-quality service remotely by using augmented reality (AR) technology. It makes it possible for your field technicians to access prompt, high-quality help wherever they are working by using mobile Augmented Reality devices.

Zeal 3D Specializations:

  • For the development of Web AR and augmented reality applications across a variety of industries, Zeal AR offers expert augmented reality services.

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  • Our augmented reality (AR) solutions for the mining industry may help companies of all sizes, from start-ups to small or established businesses, enhance revenue, customer happiness, and brand recognition.
  • After discussing your needs and ideas with our AR services for various platforms, Zeal 3D gives you the ideal prototype of what you've been looking for.
    • Web AR: With Zeal 3D's Web AR technology, customers can enjoy augmented reality (AR) experiences straight from their web browsers without downloading and installing any additional software.
    • Mobile AR: Zeal AR helps to put augmented reality into practise in a variety of formats, such as mobile applications, VR installations in stores, providing virtual tour experiences, and much more to draw in customers.
    • AR App Development: Zeal AR offers a wide range of enterprise solutions, including WebAR and the creation of unique mobile apps tailored to your needs and use cases.

Applications

Zeal AR provides augmented reality services that aid with,

  • Scaled-down or life-size representations of various mining-related products.
  • AR systems are widely used for training and exhibition reasons.
  • Developing training programmes.
  • Development of simulations.
  • Development of maintenance assistance program.
  • Development of remote help programmes.

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Contract Manufacturing

Contract manufacturing in the mining and energy industry refers to a contractual agreement between a manufacturer and mining companies to create parts or finished commodities for mining purposes. Businesses are increasingly turning to contract manufacturing of mining products as a way to cut costs, access the expertise and technology resources of manufacturers, and get the quality assurance they need for their goods.

Zeal 3D Specializations

  • Full-service contract manufacturing is available at Zeal 3D, and this includes conceptual design, prototyping, product testing, and final manufacturing.
  • With our on-demand contract manufacturing services across Australia and the surrounding regions, including Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Tasmania, and New Zealand, Zeal 3D can help you bring your product to market quickly and economically.
On-demand Contract Manufacturing Services - Zeal 3d printing
Mining Industry

Type of Mining products We Manufacture at Zeal 3D

Mining Components: Replicating common replacement parts and mining gear as needed is made easier by laser scanning and 3D printing. These spare parts are able to be designed in a variety of ways and with a wide range of manufacturing materials thanks to the distinctive characteristics of 3D engineering technology.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Although this is not only for mining applications specifically, mine workers are required to wear PPE while on the job, including hard hats, protective glasses, hearing protection, and respirator masks. Such high-quality and reliable PPE is produced using 3D engineering services.

3D Topographic Maps: Instead of using 2D conventional maps, 3D printed models of mining fields offer a better knowledge of the subtleties in topology and geological conditions. Typically, topographic maps can provide information on actual elevations and distances, and a basic 3D topographical model can help you get a sense of the location. This 3D model also helps mining engineers to get a better understanding of mining operations.

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Physical 3D Models: 3D models can exhibit topological and structural information like block models, mine layouts, tailings and storage designs, and on-site facilities, etc. Engineering and mining experts can make judgments more visibly and tactilely by allowing physical models to depict what was previously expressed by 2D hardcopy maps or computer simulations. 3D printed models exhibit remarkable details and information as compared to paper maps, 2D drawings, foam board models, and computer-designed models.

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Mining Industry

According to the industry market research report, the market size of the Australian mining sector will increase by 7.1% per year on average between 2017 and 2022. Furthermore, a Statista report shows that the mining sector has added gross value of hundreds of billions of Australian dollars in the past ten years. One of Australia's most significant economic sectors is the mining sector, which contributes more than 10% of the nation's total gross value. Due to the market's strength, Australian METS companies have opportunities abroad in every aspect of the supply chain, which includes capital goods, contract manufacturing of mining equipment or machineries, and professional services like engineering and consulting. Along with that, industries involved in the production of mining machinery typically create specialised components for mining, earth moving, and construction machinery and equipment. In line with long-term objectives, the mining sector will stabilise, which will lead to a significant expansion of the contract manufacturing market during the ensuing years.

Mining Industry in Australia

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