RDBK Releasable Backstops

03 July 2017

Stieber Clutch RDBK and RDBR 300

Next Generation Releasable Backstop Technologies From Stieber Clutch Provide Improved Performance and Functionality

Most accidents on mining conveyors are caused by the stored energy in the belt. If not properly protected, a loss of power at a mine can allow loaded inclined conveyors to reverse direction, causing damage to expensive equipment. With the resulting loss of productivity, it is no surprise that safe conveyor operation is a major concern for mine owners and conveyor system OEMs around the world.

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09 June 2014

Incline Coal Mine Conveyors

Stieber RDBK Backstops for Inclined Coal Mine Conveyors

A major gearbox OEM needed a compact, load-sharing, releasable backstop solution for use on a new incline conveyor system at a coal mine in Pennsylvania. Unlike other backstop designs that offer limited reverse rotation after being engaged, the new solution needed to allow for a controlled release under load and be able to rotate backwards for maintenance and clearing work.

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01 April 2013

Stieber RDBK

Stieber introduces compact releasable backstops with industry leading reverse rotational capability on controlled release

Stieber Clutch will be launching its new RDBK load sharing, high speed, releasable backstop at this year’s Hannover Messe. The product features a compact design with increased torque capacity compared to conventional designs, which helps avoid the over specification of gearboxes to meet large outside diameter requirements of some backstops.

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