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

LCB Series Fan Backstops

28 August 2017

Dragline Motor Braking Systems

Formsprag Clutch LCB-200 Backstops for Dragline Ventilation Fans

A leading global fan OEM needed an economical backstop for cooling fans used on a mine dragline. Controlling the temperature inside draglines is a significant challenge. Operating in hot, arid conditions combined with the heat generated from up to 20 various electric drive motors can create dangerously high temperatures.

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20 March 2017

Mine Ventilation Fan

Formsprag LCB-200 Backstop for Mine Ventilation Fan

A major industrial fan manufacturer required a cost-effective backstop for a vertical ventilation fan used at an underground mine. The backstop is installed to prevent windmilling (rotation in the wrong direction) due to air flow from the environment while the fan is turned off.

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