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April 24-28, 2017
Hannover Messe 2017
Hannover, Germany

April 25-27, 2017
Windergy India 2017
New Delhi, India

April 25-27, 2017
AFS Metalcasting Congress 2017
Milwaukee, WI

LKB Brake

12 September 2016

Twiflex and Industrial Clutch Products for Draglines

Brake Solutions From Altra Provide Long-Lasting Performance on Draglines Around The World

Current market conditions in the coal mining sector have put increased pressure on mine operators worldwide. Now, more than ever, mines need to operate at very high levels of productivity to achieve even modest profit targets.

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04 August 2014

Dragline Mine Application

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Mine Dragline

A major U.S. mine operator needed to replace some of the brakes on one of their draglines which removes overburden to expose coal deposits. The 8,000-ton dragline features a large boom and a massive bucket, with a capacity of approx. 110 cu.yds. The bucket is lowered over the desired area, dragged along the surface until full, then lifted and swung to a designated dumping area.

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19 May 2014

Largest Barge Dredge

Industrial Clutch LKB Hydraulically-Released Brakes for North America's Largest Barge Dredge

A leading U.S. dredging company required a variety of reliable heavy-duty, hydraulically-released brakes for use on a massive new harbor dredger. The 1,500-ton dredger is equipped with a crane and two huge clamshell buckets that dig from two directions. The brakes provide parking and emergency stop functionality on the crane’s main winch and vertical slew drives as well as on three spud winches.

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