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BSFH 520 Braking System

18 January 2016

Braking System and Oil Rig Drawworks

Svendborg BSFH 520 Braking System for Oil Rig Drawworks

American Block, a Texas-based global leader in the manufacturing and development of oil drilling equipment, needed an API 7K certified braking solution for a new drawworks design with the capability of operating in temperatures as cold as -20 ̊C (-4 ̊F). The brakes were required to function in emergency stopping, standard parking, and controlled load transfer modes.

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12 November 2015

Copper Mine Conveyors

Svendborg BSFH 520 Braking System with SOBO® for Copper Mine Conveyors

Svendborg recently supplied complete braking systems for use on a series of three downhill in-line conveyors at a large copper mine in Chile. Two of the conveyors are 1600 m (1 mile) long and the third is 700 m (.4 mile) long. The conveyors can transport 5,000 tonnes/hour with a belt speed of 5.5 m/s (12.3 mph).

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