The right drive solution

Voith recently delivered 36 fluid couplings for an iron ore distribution center in Malaysia. Starting in 2014, the couplings will be used in the drives of 16 belt conveyors supplied by the BEUMER Group. For each of the belt conveyors Voith has offered just the right fluid couplings. The supplied Voith hydrodynamic fluid couplings are applied to drives ranging in powers from 200 to 800 kW. They have been selected to softly start and protect all conveyor system components and minimize unplanned system downtime (Fig.). Voith fluid couplings have a rugged design and are well suited for use under the most extreme environmental conditions. They dampen torsional vibrations in the driveline and protect it against overload. This extends the lifetime of the entire system.

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Issue 2016-06

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