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Torque Control

28 September 2015

Plastic Extrusion Equipment

Designing Plastic Extrusion Equipment - Protecting the Key Assets

With machines often having to manage changes in in-feed material the extrusion screw is liable to jam and so has to be protected by a torque limiting device; the ideal solution from an operating cost point of view, is to fit an adjustable torque limiter that can protect the machine effectively while being fast and easy to re-set.

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16 October 2014

Power Station Furnace Conveyors

Bibby Turboflex Modular Torque Limiters for Power Station Furnace Conveyors

A global conveyor supplier required torque overload protection on screw conveyors used at a power plant in Indonesia. The conveyors move waste material, provided by local suppliers, to and from the facility’s furnaces. The unmonitored material being transferred often contains large pieces of steel and concrete that could cause jams and possibly damage the conveyor’s screw element.

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28 July 2014

Mining Conveyor

Driving Forward

Drives and motors are used to power an array of equipment in mining operations, from conveyors, and crushing/grinding equipment to flotation cells and pumps. The major challenges associated with powering mining equipment is the increased scale of operations and the accompanying requirement for increased power, whilst maintaining reliability. There are a range of companies that provide drives and motors for the mining industry, some of which are mining specific whilst others cover a range of industries.

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28 May 2014

Efficient Drive Couplings Group

The Efficient Drive System

It’s a fact that drive systems wouldn’t function properly or efficiently without couplings. They quietly go about their business of transferring motion from one drive element to the next. In the PT market today, couplings have the unique challenge of satisfying a variety of customer needs including tighter tolerances, higher speeds and a more versatile selection process.

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29 August 2012

Torque Wrench

Best Practice Series: The Torque Wrench: An Under-Appreciated Tool with a Big Impact

One of the most important tools that installers have to ensure correct mounting of power transmission components is the torque wrench. And, yet, this tool is used far too rarely in these installations.

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