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Case Study: Safe Dimensioning of Locking Assemblies for the Extreme Loads in Applications with Belt Conveyor Pulleys

By Rainer Peter on Oct 09, 2019

Ignoring induced forces or the faulty design of belt conveyor pulleys can cause high repair costs. Resulting damage may show itself in shaft breakage, axial movement or plastic deformation of the pulley bottom. Apart from that, downtime losses accrue which can quickly amount to several millions.

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Market Talk 6/19 - Brexit Scenarios, the Arena of the Future, Virtual Reality Rides, and what eSports and Mercedes Benz have in common

By Timo Schmidt on Sep 25, 2019

Typically, engineers focus on the smallest of details. From time to time, however, it is worth taking a look at the big picture – or even beyond it. What are the concerns of the market? What is being talked about and above all: where does the journey lead to? Here is our overview.

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Case Study: Application of HENFEL bearing housings in iron ore pellet roller screens

By Matheus Mendes on Aug 28, 2019

Before we dive into the case study, a little background information may be necessary. An iron ore pellet is a tiny iron ore ball (between 8 and 18mm of diameter) composed of pellet feed and iron ore fines, which are the finest forms of the iron ore, mixed with a flux (in Brazil usually limestone) and a thickener, which gives the pellets their consistency.

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Market Talk 5/19 - EMO Exhibition in Hannover, Digitalization in Mechanical Engineering, 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing and Extraordinary Elevators

By Timo Schmidt on Aug 14, 2019

Typically, engineers focus on the smallest of details. From time to time, however, it is worth taking a look at the big picture – or even beyond it. What are the concerns of the market? What is being talked about and above all: where does the journey lead to? Here is our overview.

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Case Study: Locking Assemblies for Securing Rotors in Impact Crushers

By Rainer Peter on Jul 17, 2019

Apart from transmitting the rotor torque, locking assemblies installed in crushers are subjected to further loads such as bending moments and radial impacts. The factors which have to be considered for these applications are briefly described in this article. Please also watch the video and learn how modern impact crushers work.

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Market Talk 4/19 - Podcasts for Mechanical Engineers, Quantum Leap through 5G, one Year GDPR and Globalization 4.0

By Timo Schmidt on Jul 03, 2019

Typically, engineers focus on the smallest of details. From time to time, however, it is worth taking a look at the big picture – or even beyond it. What are the concerns of the market? What is being talked about and above all: where does the journey lead to? Here is our overview.

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Review: EXPONOR 2019 (Antofagasta, Chile)

By Matheus Mendes on Jun 19, 2019

EXPONOR is an exhibition of global technology and innovation for the mining industry that takes place every two years in Antofagasta, Chile. A city located in a region at the heart of Chile's mining industry, which accounts for 54% of the country’s total metallic and non-metallic mineral production, including 16% of copper production.

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Case Study: Application of a Locking Assembly in a Ball Mill for Cement Production

By Dheepan Ramalingam on Jun 05, 2019

In this article we take a brief look at a locking assembly solution of RINGFEDER POWER TRANSMISSION which was developed for a cement plant after the mill operator had experienced repeated failures of its equipment.

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Market Talk 3/19 - HANNOVER MESSE 2019, Robots in Space, Happy Birthday Game Boy, Basics of 3D Printing and a Hearty World Sensation

By Timo Schmidt on May 22, 2019

Typically, engineers focus on the smallest of details. From time to time, however, it is worth taking a look at the big picture – or even beyond it. What are the concerns of the market? What is being talked about and above all: where does the journey lead to? Here is our overview.

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Market Talk 2/19 - An end to back pain, Smart Maintenance, how VW promotes the industrial cloud with Amazon and the tech trends of tomorrow

By Timo Schmidt on Apr 10, 2019

Typically, engineers focus on the smallest of details. From time to time, however, it is worth taking a look at the big picture – or even beyond it. What are the concerns of the market? What is being talked about and above all: where does the journey lead to? Here is our overview.

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