Application Profile

01 June 2017

Blast Hole Drill

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Blast Hole Drill

A large drilling and blasting contractor needed to replace a brake on one of its larger rotary blast hole drills utilized in mines and quarries. The brake is mounted to the main cable pulldown winch drive motor that raises and lowers the heavy drill head and pipe string sections on the drilling tower.

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08 May 2017

Mine Spreader

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Mine Spreader

An open pit coal mine operator in the western US needed to replace some of the brakes on its overburden spreader. The massive machine features two large intake and discharge conveyor booms along with a heavy counterweight boom.

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04 August 2014

Dragline Mine Application

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Mine Dragline

A major U.S. mine operator needed to replace some of the brakes on one of their draglines which removes overburden to expose coal deposits. The 8,000-ton dragline features a large boom and a massive bucket, with a capacity of approx. 110 cu.yds. The bucket is lowered over the desired area, dragged along the surface until full, then lifted and swung to a designated dumping area.

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19 May 2014

Largest Barge Dredge

Industrial Clutch LKB Hydraulically-Released Brakes for North America's Largest Barge Dredge

A leading U.S. dredging company required a variety of reliable heavy-duty, hydraulically-released brakes for use on a massive new harbor dredger. The 1,500-ton dredger is equipped with a crane and two huge clamshell buckets that dig from two directions. The brakes provide parking and emergency stop functionality on the crane’s main winch and vertical slew drives as well as on three spud winches.

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05 April 2012

Marine Oil Rig

Industrial Clutch HC Clutches for Marine Gearboxes

Industrial Clutch has provided the Model HC clutch to one of the world’s largest offshore drilling contractors. Three HC units were installed in a multi-speed drawworks gearbox. The clutch is designed for use in marine applications including drawworks, winches and propulsion. HC models are drop-in replacements to competitive clutches.

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