UpComing Tradeshows

September 04-07, 2018
SMM 2018
Hamburg, Germany

September 10-14, 2018
Electra Mining Africa 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

September 18-20, 2018
Turbomachinery 2018
Houston, TX

SOBO Brake Control

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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18 January 2018

Barge Unloading Conveyor Winch

Svendborg BSFA 635 Brakes with SOBO® iQ for Barge Unloading Conveyor Winch

A global leader in grain origination, shipping and processing needed to upgrade the braking system on a bucket conveyor winch at its large grain elevator facility located near New Orleans, LA.

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23 October 2017

Mine Conveyor Take-Up Winch

Svendborg BSFK 527 Braking System with SOBO iQ for Mine Conveyor Take-Up Winch

Svendborg Brakes has supplied a SOBO® iQ controlled brake system for a “Smart” take-up winch on a conveyor at a copper mine in Chile. The winch is used to adjust and maintain the conveyor belt’s tension during operation.

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30 June 2017

Svendborg BSFI and SOBO on Coal Mine Conveyors

Svendborg BSFI Series Braking Systems with SOBO® for Coal Mine Conveyors

Complete braking systems were recently supplied by Svendborg Brakes for use on an overland conveyor and a variety of yard conveyors at a large greenfield underground longwall coal mine in the Bowen Basin of Queensland, Australia.

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