Customised conveying systems for tough tasks and long service-lives

Belt pulleys have been produced at Calbe, near Magdeburg, for more than fifty years. In the time of the ­German Demo­cratic Republic (GDR), a portion of the pulleys manufactured under the “VEB Förderanlagenbau Calbe” name were supplied to the “Takraf” (German acronym for Open-cast mining equipment, cranes and conveying systems) combine, and thence around the world, in the form of all-in turnkey plants. Open-cast lignite mining was practised in the immediate vicinity, and could be used for development, testing and optimisation of the heavy-duty belt pulleys. The successor company, Förderanlagen...

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