Digital Drive Systems

Our mining solutions improve productivity, with higher availability and better cycle times, resulting in the highest performing equipment in the industry.


Over the past 20 years, Nidec-Avtron has installed and upgraded digital drive systems on every major type of surface mining equipment including shovels, draglines, drills, and conveyors. We specialize in rugged and reliable solutions for tough applications.

Deep Bench of Support

We have developed extensive application knowledge and experience to aid mines in improving the productivity and availability of their existing equipment. We have a large installed base on P&H, Bucyrus (BE/BI), Page, and Marion machinery with hundreds of installations worldwide.

Mining Specific Solutions

We provide specific hardware solutions for any existing drive system including AC and DC drives, MG set field upgrades, digitally firing any existing analog drive, RPC upgrades, and providing remote diagnostic capability over Ethernet. Upgrades are tailored to the mine’s specific needs, reducing capital expense and downtime.

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