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September 26-28, 2017
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Tampere, Finland

September 30 - October 04, 2017
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Chicago, IL

October 03-05, 2017
hi Technology and Industry Expo 2017
Herning, Denmark

SOBO Brake Control

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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18 July 2016

Chile Overland Conveyor

Svendborg Brakes’ SOBO® iQ Braking Control Goes Mobile

SOBO® iQ controls are now accessible from both android and IOS mobile devices. This new level of convenient accessibility is significant since most SOBO iQ controls are installed in tough, hard-to-reach, isolated areas such as underground or overland mining conveyors.

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14 December 2015

Large Mining Conveyor Banner

Advanced Braking Technologies for Mining Conveyors

In response to industry needs, Svendborg Brakes introduced the first generation of the popular SOBO ® (Soft Braking Option) controller in 1998. The revolutionary control provided smooth, controlled braking on mining conveyors around the world. Over the years, PWM (Pulse Width Modulation), PFM (Pulse Frequency Modulation), and a combination of both methods, of the SOBO controller were introduced.

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