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January 30 - February 01, 2018
IPPE 2018
Atlanta, GA

January 30 - February 01, 2018
AWEA Canada 2018
Mississauga, ON, Canada

February 07-08, 2018
Maintenance 2018
Zürich, Switzerland

SOBO Brake Control

18 January 2018

Barge Unloading Conveyor Winch

Svendborg BSFA 635 Brakes with SOBO® iQ for Barge Unloading Conveyor Winch

A global leader in grain origination, shipping and processing needed to upgrade the braking system on a bucket conveyor winch at its large grain elevator facility located near New Orleans, LA.

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23 October 2017

Mine Conveyor Take-Up Winch

Svendborg BSFK 527 Braking System with SOBO iQ for Mine Conveyor Take-Up Winch

Svendborg Brakes has supplied a SOBO® iQ controlled brake system for a “Smart” take-up winch on a conveyor at a copper mine in Chile. The winch is used to adjust and maintain the conveyor belt’s tension during operation.

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30 June 2017

Svendborg BSFI and SOBO on Coal Mine Conveyors

Svendborg BSFI Series Braking Systems with SOBO® for Coal Mine Conveyors

Complete braking systems were recently supplied by Svendborg Brakes for use on an overland conveyor and a variety of yard conveyors at a large greenfield underground longwall coal mine in the Bowen Basin of Queensland, Australia.

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03 April 2017

Svendborg Brakes on Coal Mine Longwall Conveyors

Svendborg Brakes BSFH 520 Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Coal Mine Longwall Conveyors

Syntron Material Handling, a leading mine conveyor OEM, needed a complete braking system for use on two downhill longwall panel conveyors at the Deserado Coal Mine located near Rangely, Colorado. Each conveyor is approximately 14,500 ft. long with 725 ft. of drop from tail to head.

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25 August 2016

High Altitude Mine Conveyor

Meeting High Expectations for High Altitude Mine Conveyors

Advanced braking systems by Svendborg Brakes selected for overland conveyors at Escondida mine in Chile. Located at 3,200 meters (2 miles) above sea level in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, the Escondida mine currently produces more than 1,100 kt of copper annually. In 2015, the massive open pit mine also generated approximately 88 kozt of gold and 4,800 kozt of silver.

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