Strike an effective balance of production rate and cost per ton
Your operation is under pressure to produce while always striving to decrease your cost per ton. The Faceboss control system platform for your Joy underground mining equipment helps maximize your underground mining productivity and boost efficiency.
Optimized cutting rate via automation
Helps Minimize downtime with high-availability feedback
Flexible setup for operating parameters
Features and benefits
Deliver a consistent operator experience across work shifts with Faceboss automation. For instance, the one-touch shear function controls the cutter boom position to help properly maintain the floor and roof levels. Capable of several automated sequences.
Promote zero harm
Help control operators’ exposure to dust, water spray and noise. Assist in keeping k personnel on the upwind side of your machines by using the Faceboss control software and its remote capabilities.
Boost uptime with advanced diagnostics
Leverage key metrics and notifications like event logs, messages and alarms to boost efficiency. Key operating parameters are continuously monitored and recorded — crucial for pinpointing the root cause of machine failure for a quick remedy.
Empower operators with visual displays
Multi-lingual settings and an intuitive screen design empower quick adoption and greater performance in changing mining conditions. Operators can select preset tram functions from the remote to rapidly make manual adjustments or use automated sequences.
Expand automation of the entire system through the Faceboss data exchange feature. The control system includes integration and data exchange between the shearer and the roof support systems.
Monitor from the surface
When your equipment is connected to a surface computer, Faceboss allows real-time monitoring of the machine from remote locations (remote machine monitoring, or RMM). Operating data is continuously streamed to your surface computer.
At Komatsu, you get the products, resources, and tools you need — as quickly as you need them. Because our top priority is your machine's dependability.