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LKB Brake

02 December 2019

Drive Train Mining Application

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Mine Shovel

An iron ore mine operator in Peru needed to replace some of the brakes on one of its rope shovels imported from China. The electric-powered shovel utilizes a series of electric motors with brakes to drive the hoist, propel and swing movements. Unfortunately, the original Chinese-made brakes didn’t perform as expected.

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17 July 2017

Mine Crusher

Industrial Clutch LKB Brake for Mine Crusher

A U.S. mine equipment manufacturer needed a robust, reliable brake solution for one of its larger crushers. The brake provides emergency stop functionality in case of a jam or other problem conditions.

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01 June 2017

Blast Hole Drill

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Blast Hole Drill

A large drilling and blasting contractor needed to replace a brake on one of its larger rotary blast hole drills utilized in mines and quarries. The brake is mounted to the main cable pulldown winch drive motor that raises and lowers the heavy drill head and pipe string sections on the drilling tower.

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08 May 2017

Mine Spreader

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Mine Spreader

An open pit coal mine operator in the western US needed to replace some of the brakes on its overburden spreader. The massive machine features two large intake and discharge conveyor booms along with a heavy counterweight boom.

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12 September 2016

Twiflex and Industrial Clutch Products for Draglines

Brake Solutions From Altra Provide Long-Lasting Performance on Draglines Around The World

Current market conditions in the coal mining sector have put increased pressure on mine operators worldwide. Now, more than ever, mines need to operate at very high levels of productivity to achieve even modest profit targets.

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