A fine Metso Outotec Truck Body of work

In April 2019, the Metso Outotec Truck Body was officially launched at the BAUMA fair in Munich. It was awarded “Product of the Year” by Mining Magazine and garnered extensive media coverage by some of the most influential mining and aggregate channels. The launch of the truck body has been a great success, and since then, Metso Outotec has seen an ever-growing interest in this innovative solution from the industry.
June 13, 2022
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“Throughout the first three years of an increased installed base of Metso Outotec Truck Bodies being delivered to mines and quarries, it has been exciting to see the realization of all the advantages this solution brings to the customer. There is a huge potential for financial savings and reaching environmental goals. Knowing that we can be part of significantly reducing CO2 emissions and lowering fuel consumption is very satisfying,” says Carl Samuelson, Director, Loading and Hauling Solutions, Metso Outotec.

The Metso Outotec Truck Body is an optimized haul truck body that enables more payload to be hauled with less fuel and less maintenance. It is a unique, one-piece, lightweight hybrid haul truck body that combines the best of high-strength steel and flexible rubber material. It is designed to lower hauling costs and offer a safer working environment while maximizing payload.

The Metso Outotec Truck Body is customized depending on the truck model and the main KPIs that the customer is looking to improve.

Furthermore, every Metso Outotec Truck Body comes with the following advantages:

Higher payload and volume

Metso Outotec Truck Body is 20-30% lighter than a conventional steel-lined truck body and designed for a higher volume enabling more payload per round, resulting in improved operational efficiency.

Less maintenance

The wear-resistant rubber lining in Metso Outotec Truck Body lasts up to 300% longer than conventional steel lining, drastically reducing the need for maintenance. The rubber lining also absorbs the impacts during loading, protecting the steel body and chassis. In addition, once it’s time for maintenance, the modular design of the rubber lining enables only the worn parts of the lining to be replaced.

Improved working environment

A truck equipped with Metso Outotec Truck Body is much more comfortable driving than a conventional steel-lined truck.

The proven benefits include 50% less perceived noise and 97% less vibrations, significantly improving truck drivers’ working environment.

Better fuel economy and increased sustainability

The lower weight of Metso Outotec Truck Body combined with the increased payload equals a lower fuel consumption per hauled tonne.

The benefits add up during return rounds when the truck is empty - it simply takes less fuel to move a lighter body, thereby producing a smaller carbon footprint.

Come and see the Metso Outotec Truck Body in the MSS stand, J6, at the Hillhead Expo 2022.
21-23 JUNE 2022 Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, UK.


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