A free-rotating belt on an inclined conveyor in a quarry site raised alarms for CBC senior sales manager Brenton Jones. The problem was caused due to a faulty gearbox and motor setup, presenting serious safety concerns.
The inclined belt conveyor had an old right angle worm gearbox, which would be costly to replace due to lower demands and inefficiencies. The solution, which the CBC engineering team suggested, came in the form of a redesigned and upgraded Bonfiglioli bevel helical gearbox with a TECO E3 IP66 mining spec motor.
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