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Mining & Aggregate

30 November 2017

Quarry Vibratory Screen

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Quarry Vibratory Screen

A major global mining equipment manufacturer needed a belted drive for a vibrating screen used at quarries and mines. As material is fed into the top of the inclined machine, vibration causes the material to move down as it drops through a series of different screens with selected size mesh openings.

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16 November 2017

Cement Plant Reclaimer

Warner Electric SFC Series Clutch Coupling & FB Series Brake for Cement Plant Reclaimer

A major U.S. cement manufacturer needed to replace the drivetrain components on a large limestone bridge reclaimer at one of its facilities.

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13 November 2017

Mine Sizer

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Mine Sizer

A large mining OEM needed a custom belted drive solution for use on a line of mine sizers. The machines feature a pair of cleated (toothed) rollers that crush material between them to a specific size. The belted drive transfers power from the motor/gearbox shaft to the crushing roller shaft.

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09 November 2017

Copper Mine Hoists

Brakes for holding and parking of copper mine hoists feature precision control

Twiflex, part of Altra Industrial Motion, a leading global supplier of power transmission components, provided parking brakes for use on mine hoists at the Nkana site of Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia. Nkana is one of the largest copper and cobalt mines in Africa, with four underground mines, as well as an open pit.

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06 November 2017

Underground Mine Conveyors

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers for Underground Mine Conveyors

A mine equipment manufacturer required a robust speed reducer for use on its portable mine conveyors. The conveyors transfer material from mining machines to haul vehicles in underground mines.

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