The gearbox is a critical component within individual operations. The conveyors that run 24 hours a day rely on the gearboxes to convert speed and torque into motion.
The facility wanted to partner with a manufacturer who could provide engineering, customer service and maintenance expertise to support the current program.
West River Conveyors & Machinery Company is a leader in custom-built, custom-designed belt drives for coal and potash applications, and is one of Sumitomo-Hansen’s largest P4 UniMiner drive consumer.
Sumitomo Drive Technologies, Australia, delivered complete drive packages for use on the conveyor systems at the Wilpinjong Coal Mine site located North East of Mudgee in NSW.
Many mining operations include on-site processing and storage facilities where mined materials undergo the final steps prior to shipping. These facilities perform demanding operations such as crushing, grinding, washing, etc. Rugged and dependable, Sumitomo products can maximize equipment performance in any stage of your mining operation.
Gear drives account for much of the energy used in surface mining. Implementing a power-saving technology can energize bottom-line results. Sumitomo’s high efficiency gear drives help reduce the mechanical loss in your surface mining application.
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