Drives and Controls

Safety without compromise

In the development of alternative drives for mining and construction equipment, lithium-ion batteries take centre stage. Alexander Usselmann explains how his company assists this development with a safety-relevant solution

Hydraulic direct drives

In the continuous operations of the mining and materials handling industry, availability and uptime are of prime importance. This is especially true for conveyors, which are often the only means of transporting materials on site

Banishing breakdowns

A new drive system is improving conveyor reliability at Norwegian mine


Drive systems to provide high productivity at copper mine

New drive systems, including two 25-foot, ball mill gearless mill drive systems of 15,000 kW each, will provide high efficiency

Thermal analysis of inorganic materials

Mettler Toledo announces an upcoming webinar on thermal analysis of inorganic materials

Encoder now even more robust for extreme operating conditions

Absolute encoder for extreme operating conditions: the AMS 40-K (left) and the ASPAH 60-KK from Huebner Giessen

Water-cooled clutches and brakes for heavy duty tensioning

AquaMaKKs are air, hydraulic or spring-set actuated units, integrating non-metallic composite water jackets and superior heat-dissipating copper wear plates

Quarrying and mining operator saves E2,970 on bearings

Reliability problems were resulting in bearing failures every two-months, or 440 hours of operation


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