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September 04-07, 2018
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Hamburg, Germany

September 10-14, 2018
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September 18-20, 2018
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BSFK Caliper Brake

02 July 2018

Stromag Model BSFK 527 SOBO iQ FS 209 Hub

Minimize the Impact of Power Failures in Mines

Conveyor take-up winches are essential components for the mining industry. Therefore, any malfunction or sudden stop of these utilities caused by power failure can affect the entire mining operation. By developing a take-up winch equipped with an innovative braking control system, Svendborg Brakes ensured unprecedented conveyor efficiency and reliability, which in turn improved productivity of a copper mine in Chile.

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23 October 2017

Mine Conveyor Take-Up Winch

Svendborg BSFK 527 Braking System with SOBO iQ for Mine Conveyor Take-Up Winch

Svendborg Brakes has supplied a SOBO® iQ controlled brake system for a “Smart” take-up winch on a conveyor at a copper mine in Chile. The winch is used to adjust and maintain the conveyor belt’s tension during operation.

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25 August 2016

High Altitude Mine Conveyor

Meeting High Expectations for High Altitude Mine Conveyors

Advanced braking systems by Svendborg Brakes selected for overland conveyors at Escondida mine in Chile. Located at 3,200 meters (2 miles) above sea level in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, the Escondida mine currently produces more than 1,100 kt of copper annually. In 2015, the massive open pit mine also generated approximately 88 kozt of gold and 4,800 kozt of silver.

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