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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

Backstops and Holdbacks

13 December 2017

Don Harman Dinner with Wichita Clutch Team

Wichita Clutch celebrates 60 year partnership with Don Harman

Wichita Clutch celebrates 60 year partnership with Don Harman and his team.

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03 July 2017

Stieber Clutch RDBK and RDBR 300

Next Generation Releasable Backstop Technologies From Stieber Clutch Provide Improved Performance and Functionality

Most accidents on mining conveyors are caused by the stored energy in the belt. If not properly protected, a loss of power at a mine can allow loaded inclined conveyors to reverse direction, causing damage to expensive equipment. With the resulting loss of productivity, it is no surprise that safe conveyor operation is a major concern for mine owners and conveyor system OEMs around the world.

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17 April 2017

Mine Water Pumps

Formsprag Model SB Backstopping Clutches for Mine Water Pumps

A global manufacturer of pumping systems needed a reliable clutch solution for use on mine water pumps. The packaged system consisted of six electric motor driven pumps connected to a manifold to transport water at a copper mine.

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23 February 2017

Aircraft Engine Removal and Installation Trailer

Custom Backstop/Torque Limiter Clutches for Aircraft Engine Removal/Installation Trailer

A leading aerospace ground support equipment manufacturer located in Australia required a custom set of clutches for an engine removal and installation (R&I) trailer used by F-35 strike fighter aircraft maintenance crews.

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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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