UpComing Tradeshows

December 05-07, 2017
Power-Gen International 2017
Las Vegas, NV

Backstops & Holdbacks

28 April 2016

Coal Mine Conveyor System with BCMA Backstops

Marland BCMA Backstops and Svendborg BSFI Caliper Brakes for Coal Mine Conveyor System

Robust braking and holdback solutions were required for use on a conveyor system at Sasol’s Impumelelo coal mine expansion project in South Africa. The multi-conveyor system includes a 26.9 km (16.7 mile) long overland conveyor, one of the longest single-flight conveyors in the country, that transports the coal from the mine to a distant storage bunker facility.

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21 February 2016

2016 SME Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Exhibiting at 2016 SME Annual Conference & Expo

Altra Industrial Motion is exhibiting at the SME Annual Conference & Expo February 21-24 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

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12 January 2015

Marland Belt Conveyor Holdbacks

Belt Conveyor Backstops: Size Selection for Conveyor Drive Applications

The continuing world demand for energy resources and raw materials from the earth creates a requirement for a rapid means of transporting the material from the mine to where it is used. Several methods for transporting these materials are utilized, depending upon the type of material, quantity, distance to be moved, location and surrounding environment to deal with.

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