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October 23-28, 2017
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

October 24-26, 2017
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Rio de Janairo, Brazil

October 24-26, 2017
Engine Test Expo 2017
Novi, MI

BSFI 300

03 August 2017

Platinum Mine Chair Lift

Svendborg BSFI 300 Series Brakes for Platinum Mine Chair Lift

A leading mine conveyor OEM required a reliable caliper braking solution for a mine chair lift system installed at a South African platinum mine. Driven by a 120 HP (90 kW) electric motor, the chair lift system utilizes a series of individual seats that are suspended from an overhead 26 mm (1 in.) dia. cable.

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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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27 June 2016

Coal Mine Conveyor with SOBO iQ Brake

Svendborg BSFI 320 Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Coal Mine Conveyor

Svendborg supplied a complete braking system for use on an overland conveyor at a large coal mine in Tusimice, Czech Republic. The 1800 mm (72 in.) belt conveyor is 900 m (2,952 ft.) long and powered by 3 x 500 kW drives.

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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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24 March 2016

Dam Ship Lift

Svendborg BSFI Braking Systems with SOBO® for Dam Ship Lift

A reliable braking solution was required for a ship lift constructed at the Three Gorges Dam that spans the busy Yangtze River near Sandouping, China. The dam is the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity (20,300 MW). The ship lift shortens the time taken for vessels to pass the dam from three hours to one (actual lifting time is 21 minutes).

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