Application Profile

09 April 2018

Rapid Response Delivery

Boston Gear 700 Series Double Reduction SBK Gearbox for Rapid Response Delivery

A large vegetable grower and processor located in Northern California needed a double reduction speed reducer to replace a failed unit on one of its pepper processing machines. The equipment was critical to the plant’s operation, so downtime needed to be kept to a minimum.

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02 January 2018

Mine Belt Filter Press

Boston Gear Series 2000 Inline Drives for Mine Belt Filter Press

A mine facility needed a reliable gearbox to replace a competitor model that failed on its belt filter press. While mud/slurry sewage from the mine is pumped into the press, the liquid is filtered out under pressure through fabric membranes.

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06 November 2017

Underground Mine Conveyors

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers for Underground Mine Conveyors

A mine equipment manufacturer required a robust speed reducer for use on its portable mine conveyors. The conveyors transfer material from mining machines to haul vehicles in underground mines.

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13 October 2017

Mine HVAC System

Boston Gear Centric® Centrifugal Clutch for Mine HVAC System

A global mine ventilation equipment manufacturer needed an overload clutch solution for a large fan drive application. Fans are used to drive fresh air into a downcast shaft while the large diameter main fans draw out old air from the mine through an upcast shaft.

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27 June 2017

Mine Sedimentation Tanks

Boston Gear WOR Series Overload Clutches for Mine Sedimentation Tanks

A leading water treatment OEM needed an overload clutch solution for use on new sedimentation tanks for a mine in the Western US. The circular tanks have a rake or scraper arrangement at the bottom to remove sludge, and a skimmer at the top to remove the scum.

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