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April 22-27, 2017
ISRI 2017
New Orleans, LA

April 23-26, 2017
GCA 2017
Galveston, TX

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

Boston Gear

09 March 2017

Mine SAG Mill

Boston Gear Centric® Centrifugal Clutch for Mine SAG Mill

A large mine grinding mill OEM required a centrifugal clutch solution for a new SAG mill. The clutch’s primary role is to allow for smooth, controlled starts during mill startup. It provides protection against the shock loads which occur during the starting of a rigidly coupled mill drive.

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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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20 February 2017

Mine Sedimentation Tanks

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drives for Mine Sedimentation Tanks

A mine operator in the Western US needed replacement gearboxes for its sedimentation tank drives. The circular tanks have a rake or scraper arrangement at the bottom to remove sludge, and a skimmer at the top to remove the scum. The scrapers and skimmers rotate continuously at very slow speeds.

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06 February 2017

Coal Mine Stacker

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drive for Coal Mine Stacker

A coal mine needed a new drive for the rope winch on its stockyard stacker. Coal is fed into the rail-mounted machine via a conveyor. The machine slowly moves down the track as it deposits the coal into stacks via a boom-mounted conveyor.

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19 January 2017

Mine Rope Shovel

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drive for Mine Rope Shovel

An operator of a large open pit mine in the Western US needed a replacement drive for the rope winch on one of its shovels. The winch, located inside the shovel’s housing, is used to draw the heavy-duty cable (rope) from the drum and pull it through the boom sheaves during routine rope replacement operations.

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