Van der Graaf Drum Motor

VanDerGraafPage1For the past 30 years aggregate plants have been adapting the drum motor or motorized pulley to drive their belt conveyors. Although the drive of choice for quarry conveyors has been the external mounted motor and gear box, the drum motor has been gaining popularity due to the all enclosed design that protects all vital components such as the electric motor, gear reducer and bearings, from the environment.

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CASE Introduces Crawler Excavators

CX490DAt ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017, CASE Construction Equipment introduced two new crawler excavators to its D Series lineup: the CX490D and CX500D. These new models are designed for heavy excavation work and replace the company’s previous 47-metric ton excavator the CX470C. Each model is built to provide significant operational gains, including cycle times up to 10 percent faster, improved responsiveness and multifunctional controls, and greater fuel efficiency.

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SSAB Offers Wear Products

1a Hardox Conexpo image 2SSAB offers a range of products designed to fight wear and weight in a variety of applications, including trailer chassis and dump bodies for the trucking industry, as well as applications for aggregates, earth moving, lifting, asphalt and concrete.

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Wirtgen America Inc. Shows Kleemann Crushers

EVO lineWirtgen displayed the Kleemann MOBICONE MCO 11i PRO cone crusher with the brand new SPECTIVE control concept, one of four advanced-design mobile crushing plants shown at the Wirtgen America booth at ConExpo-Con/Agg.

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Metso MX crusher

IMG 0226Metso introduced what it called “revolutionary rock crushing technology” at ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas. The Metso MX crusher is based on the patented Multi-Action crushing technology, which combines the piston and rotating bowl into a single crusher. The new crusher provides a giant leap in profitability by cutting operational costs 10 percent and enabling 10 percent higher uptime compared to traditional cone crushers, according to the company.

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