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February 24-27, 2019
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SOBO Brake Control

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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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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02 July 2018

Stromag Model BSFK 527 SOBO iQ FS 209 Hub

Minimize the Impact of Power Failures in Mines

Conveyor take-up winches are essential components for the mining industry. Therefore, any malfunction or sudden stop of these utilities caused by power failure can affect the entire mining operation. By developing a take-up winch equipped with an innovative braking control system, Svendborg Brakes ensured unprecedented conveyor efficiency and reliability, which in turn improved productivity of a copper mine in Chile.

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26 February 2018

Iron Ore Mine and Port Conveyors

Svendborg BSFI Series Braking Systems with SOBO® iQ for Iron Ore Mine and Port Conveyors

Svendborg Brakes was chosen to supply braking solutions for conveyors at the Roy Hill iron ore mining, rail, and port project in the Pilbara, West Australia. When fully operational, the massive facility will provide 55 million tonnes of ore per year for export.

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