September 18-21, 2017
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais – Brazil
Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC ranks among the largest 200 trade shows held annually in the United States and is among the 10 largest meetings in terms of attendance.
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.
A reliable clutch solution was required for a ball mill at one of the world’s largest (and oldest) open pit copper mines located in Mexico. The clutch’s primary role on the dual-pinion, direct-drive geared mill is to provide smooth starts during mill startup.
A large copper mine operator in South Africa fitted non-genuine replacement friction discs in a large 34-inch Wichita Standard Ventilated Clutch with catastrophic consequences.
A metal forming facility had experienced a major problem on one of its bending brake presses. The air-tube holding plate of the clutch failed dramatically when a large piece of the steel plate cracked off. The resulting downtime was very costly for the high-volume production plant.