Application Profiles

24 January 2017

SME 2017 Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Attends SME 2017

SME’s 2017 Annual Conference & Expo and the Colorado Mining Association’s (CMA) 119th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition will provide the knowledge, insights and information you’ll need to not only survive but thrive in an era of rapid economic and market change.

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09 January 2017

Mine Feeder Breaker

Boston Gear Centric® Centrifugal Clutch for Mine Feeder/Breaker

A U.S. open pit coal mine operator needed a replacement centrifugal clutch for its primary feeder breaker. The feeding and crushing machine utilizes a “flight chain” that moves the coal from a large tipped hopper into a rotating breaker head that crushes the coal into various sizes.

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19 January 2017

Mine Rope Shovel

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drive for Mine Rope Shovel

An operator of a large open pit mine in the Western US needed a replacement drive for the rope winch on one of its shovels. The winch, located inside the shovel’s housing, is used to draw the heavy-duty cable (rope) from the drum and pull it through the boom sheaves during routine rope replacement operations.

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06 February 2017

Coal Mine Stacker

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drive for Coal Mine Stacker

A coal mine needed a new drive for the rope winch on its stockyard stacker. Coal is fed into the rail-mounted machine via a conveyor. The machine slowly moves down the track as it deposits the coal into stacks via a boom-mounted conveyor.

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20 February 2017

Mine Sedimentation Tanks

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drives for Mine Sedimentation Tanks

A mine operator in the Western US needed replacement gearboxes for its sedimentation tank drives. The circular tanks have a rake or scraper arrangement at the bottom to remove sludge, and a skimmer at the top to remove the scum. The scrapers and skimmers rotate continuously at very slow speeds.

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