UpComing Tradeshows

September 26-28, 2017
Alihankinta 2017
Tampere, Finland

September 30 - October 04, 2017
WEFTEC 2017
Chicago, IL

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

Backstops and Holdbacks

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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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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