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Application Profile

25 October 2018

Military Helicopter Gun Systems

Boston Gear Spiral Bevel Gear Sets for Military Helicopter Gun Systems

A global weapons system OEM needed reliable gearing for a belt-fed chain gun installed on helicopter gunships used by various branches of the US military. The compact gun is designed to achieve a high volume of fire (more than 550 rounds per minute).

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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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