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Retractable System Improves Conveyor Maintenance

ASGCO’s Retractable Razor-Back System with Split Block Spring-Shoc allows for safe access and service from outside the chute. This innovative patent-pending design prevents the dangers of working inside the conveyor or breaking the plane of the conveyor, keeping workers out of harm’s way. This greatly reduces downtime and eliminates the need for confined space permits.

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Open-gear Lubricant

Bel-Ray said its Type 2 open gear systems with its high viscosity Clear Gear lubricant can reduce consumption, and the vibration and temperature of machinery. Clear Gear lubricant is engineered to operate in the full fluid film or hydrodynamic mode of lubrication that is especially suited to maximize gear tooth protection.

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Preventing Conveyor System Downtime

Monitoring systems detected excessive startup torque on a 4,200-foot Joy underground-to-surface conveyor system at an Illinois coal operation. Site operators needed the issue resolved quickly to avoid months of potential downtime, as the system is the main production artery for the mine. JoySmart Solutions experts took baseline readings of the system during commissioning to enable flawless startup. Once the system was in regular operation, excessive startup torque was detected during the continued monitoring. The JoySmart team then used those baseline readings to quickly target the problem area.

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Stainless Steel XP Junction Box

United Electric Controls (UE) recently announced the availability of a 316 stainless steel explosion-proof junction box.

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Durable Tire Inflator

Dura-Flate, a durable, hand-held digital tire inflator, measures, inflates, and deflates tire with advanced precision and is intended for fleet service industry use.

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