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July - 2014

28 July 2014

Mining Conveyor

Driving Forward

Drives and motors are used to power an array of equipment in mining operations, from conveyors, and crushing/grinding equipment to flotation cells and pumps. The major challenges associated with powering mining equipment is the increased scale of operations and the accompanying requirement for increased power, whilst maintaining reliability. There are a range of companies that provide drives and motors for the mining industry, some of which are mining specific whilst others cover a range of industries.

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21 July 2014

Auto Assembly Dual Drive Conveyor

Formsprag Clutch Model FSO Overrunning Clutches for Auto Assembly Dual-Drive Conveyor

Formsprag clutches were selected for use on the conveyor system in a Midwestern auto assembly plant. FSO overrunning clutches were mounted on the lead shaft of the dual-drive conveyor system to provide instantaneous switching from the primary drive to a stand-by drive in case either drive fails.

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18 July 2014

Vertical Lift Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Vertical Lift Bridge

The World War Memorial bridge, built in 1922, spans the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Badger’s Island in Kittery, ME. The through-truss lift bridge features a center vertical lift span that can be fully opened (providing a clearance of 130 ft.) to allow large commercial vessels to pass or partially raised for smaller recreational boat traffic.

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14 July 2014

Warner Electric Power Off brake Group

Selecting the Correct Electrical Power-Off Brake

When selecting a brake to control unbalanced or vertical loads, designers have a wide variety of choices ranging from simple locking devices to electrically or pneumatically powered units. One of the most common configurations is the electrically-released brake which can be found either integrated into motors or as standalone units.

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07 July 2014

Paint Agitator Systems

Huco Dynatork Piston Air Motors for Paint Agitator Systems

Autoquip Inc., a leading source of paint finishing equipment and services, provides robotic and automation systems for liquid paint spraying. Autoquip incorporates Huco Dynatork piston air motors, rather than industry standard vane motors, into its systems because the air motor technology lends itself so well to the company’s proven flow control techniques.

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