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September 21-25, 2019
WEFTEC 2019
Chicago, IL

September 22-25, 2019
WindEnergy Hamburg 2019
Husum, Germany

October 16-19, 2019
GIE+EXPO 2019
Louisville, KY

Mining & Aggregate

05 September 2019

Braking Systems and Backstops

Altra Motion Braking Systems and Backstops for Gold Mine Conveyors

Altra Industrial Motion brands recently supplied braking systems and backstops for use on a variety of conveyors installed at a new open pit heap-leach gold mine in Siberia. When fully operational, the mine is expected to output an average of 230,000 ounces of gold annually.

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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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06 June 2019

Wichita Clutch Smooth Operators

Smooth Operators: Wichita multi-plate clutch technology

On geared ball and SAG mills with large inertia loads, multi-plate clutches are often utilized to provide smooth torque ramp-up to the mill’s pinion gear speed while keeping the power spike down on the motor current draw as the mill starts to rotate.

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28 May 2019

Global Repair and Support Service for Mining

Global Repair and Support Service for the Mining Industry

Equipment used in the mining industries is subject to extreme mechanical stresses: it has to operate in challenging climatic environments, yet has to work reliably with an operational lifespan frequently measured in decades. In many cases, the easy-to-reach resources have already been extracted, meaning today’s equipment is increasingly sophisticated and having to work even harder to reach what is left.

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16 May 2019

Turning and Locking System

Twiflex Turning/Locking System Provides Reliable Performance on HPGR Mill

Brunel Corporation, a global leader in torque-limiting technologies, needed reliable power transmission components for use in a custom gear Turning and Locking (TL) system for FLSmidth, a leading manufacturer of High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR).

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