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September 04-07, 2018
SMM 2018
Hamburg, Germany

September 10-14, 2018
Electra Mining Africa 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

September 18-20, 2018
Turbomachinery 2018
Huston, TX

LCB Series Fan Backstops

28 August 2017

Dragline Motor Braking Systems

Formsprag Clutch LCB-200 Backstops for Dragline Ventilation Fans

A leading global fan OEM needed an economical backstop for cooling fans used on a mine dragline. Controlling the temperature inside draglines is a significant challenge. Operating in hot, arid conditions combined with the heat generated from up to 20 various electric drive motors can create dangerously high temperatures.

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20 March 2017

Mine Ventilation Fan

Formsprag LCB-200 Backstop for Mine Ventilation Fan

A major industrial fan manufacturer required a cost-effective backstop for a vertical ventilation fan used at an underground mine. The backstop is installed to prevent windmilling (rotation in the wrong direction) due to air flow from the environment while the fan is turned off.

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