UpComing Tradeshows

November 19-22, 2019
YugAgro 2019
Krasnodar, Russia

November 19-21, 2019
CFIA Expo 2019
Lyon, France

November 19-21, 2019
Power-Gen 2019
New Orleans, LA

SOBO Brake Control

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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10 December 2018

Svendborg Products for Bulk Conveyors

Bulk Conveyors: Really Going Somewhere

Since 1989, Svendborg Brakes, part of Altra Industrial Motion Corp., has been recognized as a leading global expert in intelligent braking solutions for industrial applications. Extensive application knowledge, innovative design, fast prototyping and exhaustive testing ensure that customers get the most technically advanced, most durable and safest braking systems to meet their specific requirements.

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15 November 2018

Mine Escape Hoist

VKSD Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Mine Escape Hoist

A major mine hoist OEM needed a custom braking solution for an emergency escape hoist positioned in a mine ventilation shaft. In an emergency, when the mine’s large primary hoist is not accessible, the escape hoist can be utilized to transport workers to the surface quickly.

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