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Mills & Kilns > Self Aligning Drives

Mills & Kilns

HOFMANN SELF ALIGNING DRIVES always maintain 100% contact automatically through all loading stages regardless of:

  • Mating gear axial run out.
  • Foundation movement and temperature expansion changes.
  • Deflections and load variations.

APPLICATIONS

  • Mills, Kilns, Dryers and Car Dumpers.
  • Dragline, Shovels, Winders and Slewing Drives.
  • Any gear drive where self aligning is required to reduce maintenance.

Direct Mesh Gearbox

 

 

DIRECT MESH GEARBOX
INCORPORATING TWIN TORQUE
SPLITTING SELF-ALIGNING
PINIONS TO 10,000KW

Mill Drives

MILL DRIVES TO 20,000KW

  • Using 2 off 10 000kW drives.
  • 4 off self aligning pinions drive the girth gear.

Self Aligning Pinions

1) SAP - Self Aligning Pinions

Conventional Self Aligning Pinion with plummer block bearings.

  • Retrofit to existing mills and drives.
  • Pinion shaft is reversible.
Self Aligning Twin Pinion Drive

2) SATP - Self Aligning Twin Pinion Drive

  • 4 standard sizes 18Mn, 22Mn, 25.4Mn & 30Mn that covers the complete range to 10,000kW.
  • Single motor runs two self aligning, torque splitting pinions direct meshed with the girth gear.
  • Reduced foundation, installation and running costs.
  • Oil re-circulating system for gearbox and girth gear.

3) SAOP - Self Aligning Overhung Pinion Drive

Self-aligning overhung pinion mounts directly to output shaft main gearbox.

  • Lowest foundation and installation costs.
  • No low speed coupling or plummer bearings.
  • Split lube system between gearbox and open gearing is now possible.

4) SASP - Self Aligning Single Pinion Drive

Self-aligning pinion mounts directly to the output shaft and is integral with the main gearbox.

  • Reduced foundation and installation costs.
  • No low speed coupling or plummer bearings.
  • Split lube system between gearbox and open gearing is now possible.
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