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September 09-11, 2019
Exposibram 2019
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

September 10-12, 2019
Turbomachinery 2019
Houston, TX

September 18-19, 2019
NAEC 2019
Grand Rapids, MI

MTO Made-to-Order Sheaves

01 July 2019

pellet mill drives

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Pellet Mill Drives

A leading manufacturer of pelletizing equipment, located in the Western U.S., was looking for particular custom-sized sheaves for use on its larger belt-driven pellet mills. The mills produce pellets from a variety of material, including feed, fertilizer, cardboard and plastic at a rate of up to 12,000 lbs. per hour.

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28 March 2019

Chipper and Grinder Service

Enhanced Customer Service Support for Chipper and Grinder MTO Sheaves

A large chipper and grinder OEM was having service issues with their current belted drive supplier. They contacted their local distributor for help and asked them to get a quote from another source for their ductile iron sheaves. In response, the distributor sent the RFQ package to TB Wood’s.

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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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