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September 09-11, 2019
Exposibram 2019
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

November 18 - August 20, 2019
Pacific Marine Expo 2019
Seattle, WA

December 04-06, 2019
WorkBoat Show 2019
New Orleans, LA

Mining & Aggregate

06 June 2019

Wichita Clutch Smooth Operators

Smooth Operators: Wichita multi-plate clutch technology

On geared ball and SAG mills with large inertia loads, multi-plate clutches are often utilized to provide smooth torque ramp-up to the mill’s pinion gear speed while keeping the power spike down on the motor current draw as the mill starts to rotate.

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28 May 2019

Global Repair and Support Service for Mining

Global Repair and Support Service for the Mining Industry

Equipment used in the mining industries is subject to extreme mechanical stresses: it has to operate in challenging climatic environments, yet has to work reliably with an operational lifespan frequently measured in decades. In many cases, the easy-to-reach resources have already been extracted, meaning today’s equipment is increasingly sophisticated and having to work even harder to reach what is left.

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14 September 2017

US Mine Crusher

Wichita Clutch Standard Vent Clutch for Mine Crusher

A replacement clutch was needed for use on an older belt-driven crusher at a U.S. mine. The clutch is mounted directly to a 42" diameter, five-belt sheave positioned on the main crushing roller shaft.

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20 July 2017

Mine Sizers

Wichita Clutch Mesur-Fil Fluid Coupling for Mine Sizers

A major mining OEM required rugged fluid couplings for use on a series of mine sizers. The top-fed machines utilize twin toothed rollers that crush stone to a predetermined aggregate size for construction customers.

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05 June 2017

Wichita Clutch LI-SSB Brakes for Limestone Quarry Conveyors

Wichita Clutch LI-SSB Brakes for Limestone Quarry Conveyors

A leading mine conveyor OEM needed heavy-duty brakes for use on a group of conveyor packages at a cement plant in Columbia, South America. The series of three conveyors transport limestone within the facility’s quarry and processing areas.

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