Introduction: Turner Warburton Solutions (TWS), a leader in document management systems for the mining industry, relies on Tegatech’s rugged Tablet PCs to withstand the harsh conditions of mining environments. Co-founder Trevor Warburton, with his background in mining, understands the importance of durable technology in challenging settings.

Challenges Faced: Developing document management systems for mining companies, TWS needed robust tablets capable of withstanding extreme conditions, including wide temperature fluctuations and corrosive atmospheres. They sought devices that could handle the demands of underground operations while maintaining performance and portability.

Implementation: TWS initially developed asset management systems based on rugged PDAs but later expanded into electronic document management. Recognizing the limitations of small-screened PDAs, TWS collaborated with Tegatech to identify the best Tablet PCs for mining environments. After extensive trials, they selected the Xplore Tablet for its ruggedness and performance.

Key Features:

  • Rugged Design: The Xplore Tablet is built to withstand the rigors of mining environments, including shock, vibration, dust, moisture, and temperature extremes.
  • Optimized Performance: Equipped with a 10.4-inch display and a 1.2 GHz Intel U2500 Dual Core processor, the tablet delivers fast document viewing without sacrificing portability.
  • Long Battery Life: With a battery life of 4 to 5 hours, the Xplore Tablet ensures uninterrupted operation throughout a full shift underground.

Results: The deployment of Tegatech’s rugged Tablet PCs empowered TWS to streamline document management in mining operations. Miners could access electronic documents efficiently, reducing the time spent traveling to retrieve paperwork and enhancing productivity underground.

Customer Satisfaction: Warburton commended Tegatech for their collaborative approach and extensive product knowledge, which helped TWS find the ideal solution for their needs. The company’s commitment to customer service, combined with a diverse product range and competitive pricing, solidified their partnership with TWS.

Conclusion: By leveraging Tegatech’s rugged Tablet PCs, Turner Warburton Solutions optimized document management in mining environments, demonstrating the importance of reliable technology in enhancing operational efficiency and worker productivity underground. With Tegatech’s support, TWS continues to provide innovative solutions tailored to the unique challenges of the mining industry.