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August 20-23, 2019
Fenasucro & Agrocana 2019
Sertãozinho, SP

September 09-11, 2019
Exposibram 2019
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

September 10-13, 2019
HUSUM Wind 2019
Biennual, Germany

Application Profiles

11 July 2019

Sports Flooring Conveyor

Bauer BK Series Geared Motor for Sports Flooring Conveyor

A leading sports flooring manufacturer needed a reliable replacement drive solution for a conveyor at its plant in the Midwest. The 100 ft. long main line conveyor transports hardwood boards, at a rate of 15 ft./min., through the grading and sizing processes at the facility. The conveyor’s original chain and sprocket pulley drive was powered by a 3 hp hydraulic motor and power unit.

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03 July 2019

Quarry Inclined Conveyor

Marland BCMA Backstop for Quarry Inclined Conveyor

A large limestone quarry operation in Kentucky needed to find a replacement backstop fast for one of its incline conveyors. The existing competitor backstop, mounted to the conveyor’s head shaft, had reached the end of its useful service life and was starting to fail.

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01 July 2019

pellet mill drives

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Pellet Mill Drives

A leading manufacturer of pelletizing equipment, located in the Western U.S., was looking for particular custom-sized sheaves for use on its larger belt-driven pellet mills. The mills produce pellets from a variety of material, including feed, fertilizer, cardboard and plastic at a rate of up to 12,000 lbs. per hour.

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24 June 2019

Mobile Plant Assembly

Formsprag Model SB Backstopping Clutch for Auto Plant Water Pump

A large auto manufacturer was experiencing problems with the check valves on an electric motor driven packaged water pump arrangement at one of its Midwestern assembly plants. When the valves did not work properly, water backflow would drive the pumps impeller and motor in the wrong direction, causing powertrain damage when the pumps were re-started.

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09 June 2019

water treatment plant

Formsprag HSB Backstopping Clutch for Water Treatment Plant

A midwestern water treatment facility needed a reliable replacement clutch solution for use on a series of electric motor driven pumps connected to a common manifold. Backstopping clutches are installed on each pump to prevent backflow when one or more of the pumps is shut down.

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