2014

18 December 2014

Paper Mill Vacuum Pump

TB Wood's Custom QT Power Chain II Synchronous Drive for Paper Mill Vacuum Pump

A major paper mill in South America needed a belt drive solution for a new large vacuum pump installed at their facility. During the paper making process, vacuum systems are used to remove water and moisture from pulp as it moves along conveyors. The new pump operates 24/7/365 at around 240 RPM and is driven by a motor that generates 400 HP @ 1190 RPM.

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02 September 2014

Industrial Mixer

Sure-Flex Couplings for Industrial Mixers

As the global market leader in standard and custom fluid agitation equipment, Chemineer has some 60 years experience in the design and manufacture of rotating mixers for a number of industries including petrochemical, pharmaceutical and wastewater treatment. Recognized for producing reliable, heavy-duty mixing equipment, Chemineer has a reputation for designing dependable solutions using the latest technology while ensuring ease of installation and maintenance.

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25 August 2014

TB Wood's Belt Drive Systems

Understanding Trade-Offs When Selecting Belted Drive Systems

Evaluating the trade-offs between solutions can be an important part of product selection. Product features that appear minor may significantly impact unit performance, life and cost. Further, product features may also impact the performance of related drive train components in either positive or negative ways. When evaluating application solutions it is best to consider the whole picture to determine which solution will meet the majority of needs in the application.

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28 May 2014

Efficient Drive Couplings Group

The Efficient Drive System

It’s a fact that drive systems wouldn’t function properly or efficiently without couplings. They quietly go about their business of transferring motion from one drive element to the next. In the PT market today, couplings have the unique challenge of satisfying a variety of customer needs including tighter tolerances, higher speeds and a more versatile selection process.

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24 March 2014

windrow compost turners

TB Wood's Custom V-Belt Sheaves for Windrow Compost Turners

The world’s leading manufacturer of large windrow compost turners was looking for a new source of sheaves for their entire line of belt-driven equipment. Self-propelled, straddle type and pull-behind models accommodate 6 through 27 foot wide windrows. Organic material, including crop residue and animal manure, is piled in long rows to produce large volumes of compost.

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