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February 17-19, 2020
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Spokane, WA

2020

17 September 2020

Cement Plant Bucket Conveyor

Bauer BF Series Geared Motors & Stieber RSCI Backstops for Cement Plant Bucket Conveyor

A leading global cement producer needed reliable drives and backstops for use on a bucket conveyor at one of its plants in Columbia. The facility produces 1.5 million tons of cement annually for export. Bucket conveyors are utilized to vertically lift material up to 50 ft. for loading into silos.

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31 August 2020

Rim Drive Take-Up Reels

BK Series Geared Motor & 700 Series Reducer for Rim Drive Take-Up Reels

Reel Power Industrial, a leading manufacturer of reel and coiling solutions, needed space saving, energy-efficient drives for a new rim drive take-up reel model. The equipment is typically used by wire and cable distribution facilities where large spools of copper wire are transferred down to smaller reels for contractor use.

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25 June 2020

HACCP Risk Factors

Specifying geared motors to reduce HACCP risk factors

Geared motors are found throughout food and beverage production sites, used to drive conveyor belts, stirrers & agitators, packaging machinery and other equipment along the production line. The geared motor design lends itself to energy efficiency and reliability, a must for any modern production facility. However, the food & beverage industry also requires strict hygiene compliance, meaning that specialised geared motors are a wise choice for such facilities.

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11 June 2020

Bauer Stainless Steel HiflexDRIVEs

Bauer Gear Motor Stainless Steel HiflexDRIVEs are Specially Designed for Washdown Applications

The stainless steel HiflexDRIVE design eliminates hygiene risks due to a highly suitable and sustainable design in areas that require routine intensive cleaning. The motor does not require a cooling fan or ribs, allowing for a completely smooth outer casing with a sealed non-drive end.

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08 April 2020

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Altra's Global Covid-19 Response

Altra’s businesses are providing essential products and technology being used on the front lines of the COVID-19 war. Altra has received many letters from our customers asking for our help and our brands have responded.

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