UpComing Tradeshows

February 07-09, 2017
West Pack Expo 2017
Anaheim, CA

February 08-10, 2017
INDUMATION 2017
Harelbeke, Belgium

February 19-22, 2017
SME 2017
Denver, CO

June - 2016

27 June 2016

Coal Mine Conveyor with SOBO iQ Brake

Svendborg BSFI 320 Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Coal Mine Conveyor

Svendborg supplied a complete braking system for use on an overland conveyor at a large coal mine in Tusimice, Czech Republic. The 1800 mm (72 in.) belt conveyor is 900 m (2,952 ft.) long and powered by 3 x 500 kW drives.

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23 June 2016

GE Generators

Gas turbine coupling developed for GE generators

The constant increase in demand for electrical power around the world requires more generating capacity to be installed for both local and national use. One of the most efficient and controllable sources of energy is produced by aeroderivative gas turbine engines that are reconfigured by engineering companies such as the IHI Group and employed in combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plants.

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20 June 2016

Wiggins Island Coal Conveyor and VCSD-VR Brakes

Twiflex VCSD-VR Brakes for 5.6 km Overland Coal Conveyor

Twiflex Ltd. has supplied VCSD-VR caliper brakes for a 5.6 km (3.4 mile) long belt conveyor system at the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) in Queensland, Australia. Various grades of coal are delivered via rail and conveyor, piled in a 1.9 million ton capacity stockyard area, and mixed to meet specific customer specifications prior to export.

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16 June 2016

Forklift Steering Columns

Huco Dynatork Oldham Couplings for Forklift Steering Columns

A leading European manufacturer of forklifts experienced coupling failures in the steering columns of some of its products. Due to the speed and tight cornering requirements of many forklifts, the steering column coupling is often exposed to high loads and sudden changes of directional force.

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14 June 2016

Double Leaf Bascule Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Double-Leaf Bascule Bridge

The Pinellas County Department of Transportation in Florida recently completed upgrades to the Park Boulevard double-leaf, bascule bridge. The bridge opened in 1981 and spans the intracoastal waterway to connect Seminole with Indian Shores on the barrier islands. The bridge opens on demand for larger boats that sound their horn or radio the bridge tender.

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