Coal Mines Tag

The collaborative relationship between component manufacturer and supplier is crucial when it comes to offering full-spectrum service to customers. This is exemplified by CBC’s recent implementation of the Gates Super HC cross-section V-belts to a copper mine in Townsville. “When Gates and CBC are both involved...

Sheree Munnik, Motion Australia’s Key Account Executive for Mining in Perth, says that high-quality components that are resistant to harsh mining environments are crucial for reliability and cost savings. Working recently with a local gearbox repair business, she recommended Schaeffler’s FAG T41D spherical roller bearings...

Remote monitoring and automated performance data feeds are becoming crucial tools for the mining and quarrying sectors. The Gates® Design Power™ digital portfolio allows CBC to conduct overview and analysis of belt-drive systems for customer sites, accurately calculating dimensions, tension, transmission capacity, energy and cost...

How can a site or reliability manager ensure belts are achieving their life expectancy and that drives are working at optimal efficiency? According to Steve Hittmann, who is the National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems at CBC, the Gates® Design Flex™ Pro™ free software tool...

Impact of particle abrasion wear on equipment used in coal processing can be significant. For a coal mine in Queensland, the persistent abrasive forces meant the chutes in the dewatering centrifuge needed to be dismantled and re-coated internally every 12 to 15 weeks. A solution was...

Read about how the use of NTN “EA” long life bearings, recommended by CBC engineers, helped a major mining operation successfully extend service life in their fleet of walking draglines. The operators had already undertaken mechanical and operational improvements with some positive results, but bearing life was still...

For a coal fired power station in Queensland , the solution for excessive erosion in their pipes and boiler tubes came through CBC experts, in collaboration with Henkel LOCTITE Australia. A coating of LOCTITE’s Pneu-Wear Epoxy Compound, in conjunction with LOCTITE’s Brushable Ceramic Coating helped protect the metal surfaces from excessive...

For Mark Breasley, whose business MB Engineering works closely with coal handling and preparation plants in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, helping extend component life on the mining equipment to improve maintenance cycles for his clients is the number one priority. It was...

While the score was only approximately 35mm wide and 10mm deep, the damage on the belt extended for 700 metres, and on a belt that was less than a month old, that cost more than $1 million dollars. As such, it remains the largest single...