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January 28-30, 2020
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February 17-19, 2020
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February 23-26, 2020
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Phoenix, AZ

SOBO Brake Control

16 January 2020

Salt Mine

Fast-track productivity and efficiency in mines with the right brakes

Efficient and productive mining facilities are characterised by smooth conveying operations. To successfully transfer heavy loads of materials over long distances - both uphill and downhill - mine conveyors need reliable and responsive braking systems.

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06 January 2020

Svendborg BSFG and SOBO

Braking Systems Improve Safety at Mine Hoists

Svendborg Brakes of Denmark, a specialist in advanced braking technology for industrial applications, commissioned two challenging installations to improve the safety and reliability of mine hoists at the Cayuga Mine, owned by Cargill Deicing Technology in central New York State, USA.

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11 November 2019

Tidal Turbine

Svendborg Brakes BSFI 3000 Braking Systems with SOBO® for Tidal Turbine

A reliable rotor braking solution was needed for a 1MW tidal turbine installed at the EMEC’s tidal test site in Scotland. Based on previous successful collaboration with the OEM on a smaller 300 kW turbine design (the world’s first tidal turbine permanently connected to the public grid), the new turbine’s engineering and construction firm contacted Svendborg Brakes.

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12 September 2019

Commercial Building Elevator

VCSD-FL Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Commercial Building Freight Elevator

Imperial Electric, a custom manufacturer of AC and DC motor systems, needed a heavy-duty braking system for use on an 3,600 kg capacity freight elevator in one of the tallest buildings in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The brakes are mounted to a pair of pedestals on a gearless AC machine that is driven by a 104 HP electric motor and reaches speeds of 609 m/min.

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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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