UpComing Tradeshows

November 27-29, 2018
SPS IPC Drives 2018
Nuremberg, Germany

November 28-30, 2018
International Work Boat Show 2018
New Orleans, LA

December 04-06, 2018
Power-Gen 2018
Las Vegas, NV

Material Handling

08 November 2018

Wood Chipper and V Belt Sheaves

TB Wood's V-Belt Sheaves for Wood Chippers

A major manufacturer of commercial wood chippers had experienced the complete failure of an imported belted drive installed as a replacement on a chipper from a product line that it recently acquired.

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01 October 2018

Wood Pellet Mills

TB Wood's Base Castings and MTO Sheaves for Wood Pellet Mills

A major global manufacturer of biomass machinery and process plants, was looking for a more reliable foundry for base castings used on its wood pellet mills. The mills produce uniform wood pellets for use in biomass furnaces. Various machine components are installed and attached to the 5 ft. wide x 6 ft. high, 6,000 lb. gray iron base casting.

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27 August 2018

corn transportation mississippi river

Case Study: Intelligent Braking System for Corn Transportation on the Mississippi River

The value and importance of the Mississippi River as a shipping network is hard to exaggerate. The river network extends throughout many of the central states and eventually deposits into the Gulf of Mexico, making it a key route for exported goods into central and southern America. With corn export being a key product for the USA’s economy, it’s vital that this transport network operates efficiently.

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09 July 2018

Brakes & ClutchesTop Trends in IoT

Brakes and Clutches Top Trends in IoT

Industrial brakes and clutches could become a $1.7 billion market by 2024, mostly due to investment in industrial automation and the rise of smart factories. That’s according to Global Industry Analysts Inc. (GIA).

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28 June 2018

Aluminum Take Making Machine

Automatic tension control boosts manufacturing for aluminium tape producer

One of the main challenges in tape manufacturing is round-the-clock regulation of web tension according to tape width and roll diameter. By applying an automated solution that continuously adapts to changing conditions, an aluminium tape manufacturer was able to upgrade its tension control system, increasing productivity and product quality.

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