Application Profiles

02 January 2018

Mine Belt Filter Press

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drives for Mine Belt Filter Press

A mine facility needed a reliable gearbox to replace a competitor model that failed on its belt filter press. While mud/slurry sewage from the mine is pumped into the press, the liquid is filtered out under pressure through fabric membranes.

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26 February 2018

Iron Ore Mine and Port Conveyors

Svendborg BSFI Series Braking Systems with SOBO® iQ for Iron Ore Mine and Port Conveyors

Svendborg Brakes was chosen to supply braking solutions for conveyors at the Roy Hill iron ore mining, rail, and port project in the Pilbara, West Australia. When fully operational, the massive facility will provide 55 million tonnes of ore per year for export.

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24 January 2017

SME 2017 Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Attends SME 2017

SME’s 2017 Annual Conference & Expo and the Colorado Mining Association’s (CMA) 119th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition will provide the knowledge, insights and information you’ll need to not only survive but thrive in an era of rapid economic and market change.

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09 January 2017

Mine Feeder Breaker

Boston Gear Centric® Centrifugal Clutch for Mine Feeder/Breaker

A U.S. open pit coal mine operator needed a replacement centrifugal clutch for its primary feeder breaker. The feeding and crushing machine utilizes a “flight chain” that moves the coal from a large tipped hopper into a rotating breaker head that crushes the coal into various sizes.

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19 January 2017

Mine Rope Shovel

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drive for Mine Rope Shovel

An operator of a large open pit mine in the Western US needed a replacement drive for the rope winch on one of its shovels. The winch, located inside the shovel’s housing, is used to draw the heavy-duty cable (rope) from the drum and pull it through the boom sheaves during routine rope replacement operations.

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