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February 08-10, 2017
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Harelbeke, Belgium

February 19-22, 2017
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Denver, CO

August - 2013

26 August 2013

Overland Conveyor

Enhancing Overland Conveyor Safety and Productivity

The role of overland belt conveyor systems is critical in mining operations which are facing ever-mounting pressure to increase output volumes. When it comes to moving coal across longer distances, overland conveyor systems continue to be the most cost-effective, saving up to 40% when compared to truck haulage.

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21 August 2013

Motor Generator Sets

Nuttall Gear Heavy-Duty Speed Reducers for Motor-Generator Sets

A major manufacturer of motor-generator sets required a heavy-duty gearbox for one of it’s reduction gear gen-sets. Motor-generator sets are primarily used for frequency conversion, in this case, 50 Hz to 60 Hz. The units provide reliable electrical power for applications in the defense, manufacturing and technology industries.

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19 August 2013

Stieber Bauer Control Release

Live demo shows controlled release of 5,000Nm load using Stieber backstop and Bauer gearmotor

Having recently launched its new RDBK releasable backstop, Stieber Clutch has demonstrated its unique performance by developing an impressive test rig in partnership with Bauer Gear Motor.
This latest generation of Stieber backstop features a compact design with increased torque capacity compared to conventional designs. The RDBK allows for a full mechanical release, plus, In the event of a blockage, belt jam or overload, a controlled release when under load.

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12 August 2013

HOW TO SELECT THE BEST COUPLING FOR…

The common causes of true angular misalignment are when one of the connected shafts is compliantly mounted; for example, when it is located by a self-aligning bearing.

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07 August 2013

Conduit Bender

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducer for Power Conduit Benders

A leading manufacturer of tools and equipment for the electrical industry needed a more reliable gearbox for use on their line of large, powered conduit benders. The speed reducers are mounted to electric drive motors and positioned in various orientations, depending on the bender model which can bend conduit up to 2″ diameter.

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