January - 2017

19 January 2017

Mine Rope Shovel

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drive for Mine Rope Shovel

An operator of a large open pit mine in the Western US needed a replacement drive for the rope winch on one of its shovels. The winch, located inside the shovel’s housing, is used to draw the heavy-duty cable (rope) from the drum and pull it through the boom sheaves during routine rope replacement operations.

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16 January 2017

amusement ride conveyor

Boston Gear 700 Series Double Reduction Gearbox for Amusement Ride Conveyor

A major amusement park located in Orlando, Florida, needed a replacement drive for use on one of its attractions. The ride features boats that transport passengers through a series of greenhouses and gardens where many of the plants are grown hydroponically.

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09 January 2017

Mine Feeder Breaker

Boston Gear Centric® Centrifugal Clutch for Mine Feeder/Breaker

A U.S. open pit coal mine operator needed a replacement centrifugal clutch for its primary feeder breaker. The feeding and crushing machine utilizes a “flight chain” that moves the coal from a large tipped hopper into a rotating breaker head that crushes the coal into various sizes.

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