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ABB Launches ABB Ability Smart Sensor

ABB launched the ABB Ability Smart Sensor for Dodge mounted bearings, part of the ABB Ability Digital Powertrain, that enables “health checks” for bearings. The smart sensor technology provides an early indicator of any potential problems by assessing the condition of bearings from vibration and temperature information.

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Chicago Pneumatic Pumps for Dewatering

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) introduced five new electric submersible pumps to the North American market. WEDA pumps are ideal for dewatering of construction sites, mines, flooded areas and more where small, lightweight, portable and easily maintained pumps are required to perform daily jobs quickly.

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Rain for Rent Pumps Save Quarry

A low-pressure weather system over the southeastern Appalachian Mountains brought heavy, intense rains that caused a creek to break through a berm and flood a quarry that provided aggregates essential to the construction industry. An estimated six billion gal. of water shut down the quarry’s crusher and conveyor.

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Toshiba Motor Has High Starting Torque

The Quarry Duty motor from Toshiba utilizes a totally enclosed fan cooled design and provides exceptional high-starting torque, oversized superior-grade roller bearing, and shafts built with high strength 4142 steel to withstand the harshest industrial and mining environments.

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ABB Enables Zero-Emission Electric Operation For Heavy Vehicles

ABB’s optimized e-drivetrain combines a motor, drive and vehicle control unit to enable heavy special and commercial vehicles to transition to fully-electric operation. Manufacturer of underground mining and infrastructure equipment, Epiroc, has already adopted the new concept for its second-generation battery-powered vehicles.

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