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Overrunning Clutches

25 September 2017

Rope Shovel Ventilation Fan

Formsprag Clutch Model FSO Backstopping Clutches for Rope Shovel Ventilation Fans

A major manufacturer of fans and blowers needed a high-torque clutch solution for installation on mine shovel ventilation fans. The fans are used to control the temperature inside the shovel’s diesel engine compartment.

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18 September 2017

Power Review 2017 Q3

2017 Third Quarter Power Review

The third quarter edition of the 2017 Power Review is now available. In this issue, Altra introduces a new Altra webinar website which includes the Altra Webinar Series and Altra OnDemand webinars, the Altra How-to Videos series that is accessible on the Altra YouTube page, and the latest additions to the Altra Newsroom.

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30 August 2017

Altra Webinar Series

Webinar Series Factors to Consider When Selecting Overrunning Clutches

Join us Wednesday September 6th for an Altra Webinar Series - Factors to consider when selecting overrunning clutches.

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03 July 2017

Stieber Clutch RDBK and RDBR 300

Next Generation Releasable Backstop Technologies From Stieber Clutch Provide Improved Performance and Functionality

Most accidents on mining conveyors are caused by the stored energy in the belt. If not properly protected, a loss of power at a mine can allow loaded inclined conveyors to reverse direction, causing damage to expensive equipment. With the resulting loss of productivity, it is no surprise that safe conveyor operation is a major concern for mine owners and conveyor system OEMs around the world.

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27 June 2017

Mine Sedimentation Tanks

Boston Gear WOR Series Overload Clutches for Mine Sedimentation Tanks

A leading water treatment OEM needed an overload clutch solution for use on new sedimentation tanks for a mine in the Western US. 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.

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