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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys Power
Russian Railway Equipment
Motorized Pulleys help clean Russian railway ballast…
N.C. (February 22, 2005)
Group, a leading global manufacturer of components for bulk handling,
announced the successful use of the company's Motorized Pulleys by Kaluga
Works "Remputmash," an enterprise of the Ministry of Railways of the Russian
Kaluga Work's Type 1200 is a huge rail-mounted self-propelled Ballast Cleaner
equipped with 19 Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys in three diameters (15.75", 19.64"
and 24.8".) Driven by 3 phase AC electric power these Motorized Pulleys
provide a variety of HP and belt speeds in the system. Kaluga Work's
Type 700 ballast cleaner uses 9 Motorized Pulleys
in 8.5", 12.64", and 15.75" diameter.
which are built specifically for belt conveyors, are designed with the motor
and gearbox hermetically sealed in the steel shell, making them compact,
reliable, and safe in harsh environmental conditions.
all bulk conveyor operations. Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys have a higher
efficiency than many exposed drives due to fewer frictional losses allowing
efficiencies of up to 97%. Maintenance is minimal, requiring an oil change
only every 10,000 operating hours or five years of single shaft operation.
Being lighter than most exposed overhung drives, Rulmeca’s Motorized Pulleys
can help reduce the cost of a conveyor’s structure because the weight is
evenly distributed within the conveyor frame.
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