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June 12-14, 2018
GPS 2018
Calgary, Canada

September 18-20, 2018
Turbomachinery 2018
Houston, TX

September 24-27, 2018
NAEC 2018
Atlantic City, NJ

MTO Made-to-Order Sheaves

01 October 2018

Wood Pellet Mills

TB Wood's Base Castings and MTO Sheaves for Wood Pellet Mills

A major global manufacturer of biomass machinery and process plants, was looking for a more reliable foundry for base castings used on its wood pellet mills. The mills produce uniform wood pellets for use in biomass furnaces. Various machine components are installed and attached to the 5 ft. wide x 6 ft. high, 6,000 lb. gray iron base casting.

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30 November 2017

Quarry Vibratory Screen

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Quarry Vibratory Screen

A major global mining equipment manufacturer needed a belted drive for a vibrating screen used at quarries and mines. As material is fed into the top of the inclined machine, vibration causes the material to move down as it drops through a series of different screens with selected size mesh openings.

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13 November 2017

Mine Sizer

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Mine Sizer

A large mining OEM needed a custom belted drive solution for use on a line of mine sizers. The machines feature a pair of cleated (toothed) rollers that crush material between them to a specific size. The belted drive transfers power from the motor/gearbox shaft to the crushing roller shaft.

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10 July 2017

Mine Refrigeration Compressor

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Mine Refrigeration Compressor

A major refrigeration system manufacturer required a custom sheave solution for a large belt-driven mine refrigeration compressor. The belted drive transfers power from the electric motor to the compressor. The reciprocating compressor raises the temperature of the refrigerant gas before it is pumped into a condenser.

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13 October 2016

Mine Cone Crusher

TB Wood's MTO Sheave for Mine Cone Crusher

A major global mining equipment manufacturer needed a replacement sheave for a cone crusher that broke down at a customer’s mine. Cone crushers utilize a gyrating, tapered mantle mounted on a vertical spindle that breaks rock material by crushing it against its concave walls.

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