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

Backstops and Holdbacks

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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28 April 2016

Coal Mine Conveyor System with BCMA Backstops

Marland BCMA Backstops and Svendborg BSFI Caliper Brakes for Coal Mine Conveyor System

Robust braking and holdback solutions were required for use on a conveyor system at Sasol’s Impumelelo coal mine expansion project in South Africa. The multi-conveyor system includes a 26.9 km (16.7 mile) long overland conveyor, one of the longest single-flight conveyors in the country, that transports the coal from the mine to a distant storage bunker facility.

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21 February 2016

2016 SME Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Exhibiting at 2016 SME Annual Conference & Expo

Altra Industrial Motion is exhibiting at the SME Annual Conference & Expo February 21-24 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

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03 August 2015

Formsprag Clutch Model FL Clutch in Artillery Gun

Formsprag Model FL Bi-Directional Backstopping Clutch for Artillery Gun

Formsprag Clutch was selected to provide a clutch solution for use on the U.S. Army towed howitzer artillery piece. Operated by a 5-man crew, the gun utilizes a digital fire control system that provides navigation, pointing and self-location. The gun can
accurately fire a 155mm GPS-guided munition at a range of up to 25 miles (40 km).

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11 May 2015

Growing Tend Clutches and Brakes

Growing Trend: More Application-Specific Clutches and Brakes

Leading industry experts were asked about the growing trend for application-specific clutches and brakes and other trends spurring clutch/brake innovation. Find out how they responded.

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