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ABB releases gearless conveyor drive

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ABB Group, a producer of digital industrial technologies, has released its gearless conveyor drive for a wider range of conveyor systems in the mining and cement industries.

The drive is designed for medium power range motors in an effort toward a more economically feasible conveyor system, and the use of mobile equipment in mining operations. The new drive can be applied for both greenfield and brownfield systems, and decreases the cost threshold for gearless conveyor technology.

In July 2017, a pilot project was begun at Lausitz Energie Bergbau’s (LEAG) opencast lignite mine near Cottbut, Germany. The system was installed on a high capacity discharge conveyor of a bucket-wheel excavator.

“The interest of LEAG in this pilot project mainly lies in the expectations related to higher efficiency, lower wear, and less expenses for repairs and maintenance,” said Peter Scholze, Head of Service Open Pit Mines, LEAG. “These results were verified from measurements and analytics taken during operations in the past few weeks. Thanks to the close cooperation between LEAG and ABB, the project could be finalised within a short period of time. Since commissioning has taken place, the drive has been running smoothly.”

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/product-news/12022018/abb-releases-gearless-conveyor-drive/

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