Nord Offers Robust, Reliable Drive Solutions

Many applications in the bulk goods and material-handling industry include abrasive environments with large temperature fluctuations and rough operating conditions. To meet these formidable challenges, Nord has engineered solutions that are robust, reliable and easy to service. Their modular product system includes heavy-duty industrial gear units, high-efficiency electric motors with hazard protection features and variable frequency drives with flexible functionality.…

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ABB Smart Sensor Turns Drives, Motors, Pumps Into Wireless Assets

ABB is now enabling customers to remotely monitor the health and performance of general machinery with the ABB Ability Smart Sensor, a key element of the ABB Ability Digital Powertrain. The ABB Ability Smart Sensor turns rotating equipment including drives, motors, and applications such as pumps, into smart, wireless connected assets. This new innovative solution is designed to detect potential…

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Prestolite Electric Offers M-Series Alternators for Mines

Prestolite Electric has introduced a new extreme-use product lineup – the IdlePro Extreme M-Series alternators – that delivers industry-leading performance and extended protection against dust and particle infiltration for use in mining worksites around the world. The new product assortment includes a variety of voltage, amps, and mounting configurations for extended flexibility and coverage in the field. Assembled in the…

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Smart Farm Quarry and Mine Solutions Feature Safety

Smart Farm offers quarry automation systems to save time and money, reduce accidents and achieve compliance through better real-time reporting. Its remote monitoring and water control system can greatly help quarries deal effectively with growing pressures and requirements. Quarries in level areas with shallow groundwater or which are located close to surface water often have engineering problems or accidents related…

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EDDY Pump Addresses Problems Pumping Sand and Aggregate

Sand and aggregate pits usually are dredged using drag lines or excavators to mechanically dig up the sand and aggregate and then place it into big piles. The sand and aggregate are then loaded into large trucks and driven to the processing plant. This is a very costly and time-consuming process that incorporates large capital equipment and manpower. EDDY Pump…

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Northwest Pumps Explains Metal, Rubber-Lined Pumps

Knowing what kind of slurry pump to use can make an enormous difference for any aggregate operation. The wrong type of pump will lead to inefficiency, premature pump breakdowns and inevitably spending more to replace it, according to Northwest Pumps. One factor that will affect which kind of pump, is whether the inside is metal or has a rubber lining.…

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Tsurumi Pump Talks About Pumps for Infrastructure

During Infrastructure Week, Tsurumi Pump Regional Sales Manager Derek Jackson talked about the pump qualities contractors should pay the most attention to for infrastructure work. What role do pumps play in infrastructure projects? Pumps play an essential two-part role in infrastructure. First, in the process of creating infrastructure, they keep construction sites dry. Second, once work is complete, they’re often…

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ABB Showcases High-Performance Motor Solutions

ABB showcased high-performance motor solutions at the 2022 EASA Convention in St. Louis, June 26-28. Highlights at this year’s booth included: Baldor-Reliance Motors – More than 90% of Baldor-Reliance 3-phase inverter duty motors meet the Buy American Act and are ready no matter customers’ power needs. ABB works with customers to select the correct motor for the intended application by…

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Hägglunds Displays Hydraulic Direct Drive Technology

The products and solutions Hägglunds showcased at SME’s MINEXCHANGE leverage the unique characteristics of hydraulic direct drive technology – delivering power directly to the drive shaft with full torque from zero speed and protection from shock loads – to maximize the efficiency and uptime of conveyors, feeders, crushers, drums, bucket wheel reclaimers, kilns and more. System demonstrations and booth presentations…

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Schurco: Maximize Mining Slurry Pump Efficiency and Safety

So many producers get caught up tackling many different tasks when it comes to caring for or maintaining equipment, that it can be easy to overlook pumps in any routine maintenance program.  If a pump is not maintained or regularly inspected, it can go down without warning or lose efficiency over time, causing downtime and reduced productivity. This can have…

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