ASGCO Launches Semi-Ceramic Pulley Lagging

ASGCO added a semi-ceramic option to their pulley lagging product line, featuring 40 percent coverage. With this newest addition, customers have a choice between full ceramic coverage with the Arrowhead Ceramic Pulley Lagging for high tension drive pulleys, and the Semi-Ceramic Lagging for smaller pulleys, non-drive pulleys and bend pulleys.

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Van der Graaf Motorized Drum for Extreme Duty

For 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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HBC-radiomatic Remote Controls Used on Crusher

Users of heavy equipment used for crushing or moving rocks and other materials are increasingly embracing remote controls. IROCK, a Valley View, Ohio-based specialist manufacturer is leading adoption of the technology in this demanding sector.

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Metso Nordberg NP20 Delivered to Canadian Producer

In January, Metso delivered two new NP20 impact crushers to Demix Agrégats’ plant in Laval, Canada. Metso and Hewitt Equipment Ltd., the exclusive distributor for Metso crushing and screening equipment in Quebec & Western Labrador, began the first discussions and studies concerning the plant in 2014. In 2016, the collaboration led to an order for several Metso machines and to the birth of the NP20 model.

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Cat Track Loader Offers 22 Percent Improvement in Fuel Economy

Greater productivity, improved implement and steering response, and up to 22 percent better fuel economy are at the top of a long list of improvements on the new Cat 953K Track Loader. The versatile new crawler loader moves up to 22 percent more material per unit of fuel and also offers updated cab and safety features. 

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