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Sertãozinho,São Paulo- Brazil

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Sydney, Australia

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Messe Munchen, Germany

January - 2015

29 January 2015

Copper Gold Mine SAG and Ball Mills

Twiflex VKSD-FL & VMS-DP Brakes for Copper/Gold Mine SAG and Ball Mills

Twiflex Ltd./Hilliard Corp. (USA) has supplied multiple braking systems to Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. for their Mount Milligan mine, located in North Central British Columbia, Canada. The open pit mining operation will provide mill feed at a nominal rate of 60,000 t/d (21.9 Mt/a). Annual mine production will average 81 m lb/year copper and 194,000 oz/year gold in concentrates.

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26 January 2015

Eco-marathon Vehicle

Stieber CSK Overrunning Clutch for Eco-marathon Vehicle

A team of engineering students from the University of Offenburg in Germany needed an overrunning clutch solution for use in their diesel-powered, peri-urban vehicle. The team was one of many from around the world competing in the annual Shell Eco-marathon which challenges students to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles.

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21 January 2015

Corrugated Paperboard Machine

Formsprag Modified FSO Clutch for Corrugated Paperboard Machine

A global manufacturer of corrugated paperboard equipment was receiving requests from a number of their customers for reduced maintenance on their equipment. In response, the OEM began to review all components on their machines to determine ways of reducing maintenance requirements.

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19 January 2015

Blast Furnace Slag Granulator

Nuttall Drivetrain Assemblies for Blast Furnace Slag Granulator

A global designer and manufacturer of slag granulator systems needed heavy-duty drivetrain assemblies for a new steel mill installation. Molten slag is a by-product generated by the mill’s blast furnace during the steelmaking process. The slag granulator utilizes several identical drivetrain assemblies to move the slag slowly on a conveyor while it is subjected to water jets which disperse/convert the slag into small granules.

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15 January 2015

Twiflex Parked Off-Brake

Twiflex Parked-Off Brake increases safety for on-site conveyor maintenance

A heavily laden conveyor can have an enormous amount of potential energy, so has to be treated with the utmost respect if accidents are to be avoided. Steve Powell, Product Manager for Twiflex Ltd., an Altra Industrial Motion company, looks at parked-off conveyor brakes, and how they can improve safety during maintenance.

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