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

Application Profiles

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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16 January 2017

amusement ride conveyor

Boston Gear 700 Series Double Reduction Gearbox for Amusement Ride Conveyor

A major amusement park located in Orlando, Florida, needed a replacement drive for use on one of its attractions. The ride features boats that transport passengers through a series of greenhouses and gardens where many of the plants are grown hydroponically.

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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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29 December 2016

Inclined Coal Mine Conveyors

Stieber RDBR-E Torque Limiting/Releasable Backstops for Inclined Coal Mine Conveyors

A load-sharing, releasable backstop solution was needed for use on new conveyors at the Moolarben Coal Complex in Australia. When fully operational, the massive facility will produce approximately 17 million tonnes of coal per year.

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19 December 2016

Mine Bowl Crusher

Boston Gear HOR Series Overload Clutch for Mine Bowl Crusher

A major mine crusher OEM needed an overload clutch solution for a new line of bowl crushers. Material is fed through the top of the cone crusher and falls over a mantle.

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