Voith Material Handling Solutions for Mining


Voith offers key components for mining systems underground and above ground, as well as engineering and deep system know-how.

Key Components for belt conveyors and shaft hoisting

Voith is offering a range of key components for belt conveyor systems and shaft hoisting. All our products are highly reliable and make your operation more efficient. We offer a range of products for belt conveyors, AFCs, crushers and shaft hoisting.

Voith offers fluid couplings and solutions for highly efficient and reliable drive system solutions for the mining industry and the handling of raw materials. The coupling protects the drive system from damage even under extreme operating conditions.

This reduces down time and ensures a continuous production process. Our drive solutions are reliable and specifically tailored to each drive system – from individual couplings to complete driveline solutions.

Material handling products and solutions for mining projects

New to our portfolio are further key components for belt conveyors and shaft hoisting. Voith takes a complete systems approach to belt conveyors. Choose from a range of key material handling components for a long lifetime of efficient and reliable performance.

Voith now also supplies complete solutions for efficient shaft hoisting and optimum flow of material. All our systems are adapted to the individual requirements of the mine. Our product portfolio includes:

  • Voith Fluid Couplings for application in belt conveyor, AFC and crusher drives
  • Voith TurboBelt Drive Packages
  • Voith TurboBelt TT Linear Booster Drive and components for belt conveyors
  • Voith TurboHoist systems for shaft hoisting applications

Customised Couplings for mining applications

Voith has been a trusted long-term partner of the mining industry with a successful track record that extends more than 50 years. We work closely with international OEMs, mine owners, and equipment operators to ensure that our systems meet industry needs and standards.

Our overarching goal is to keep your operation running at optimal performance and productivity. We pride ourselves in delivering customised solutions tailored for your business.

Every Voith mining product is designed and built based on many years of conveying technology and material handling know-how. Our systems have long been recognised for their flexible customisation options and outstanding reliability in any environment. All are now available through the worldwide network of Voith sales offices, backed by an extensive local service network.

About us

Voith Turbo, a Group Division of Voith GmbH, is a specialist for intelligent drive solutions and systems. Customers from highly diverse industries such as oil and gas, energy, mining and metal processing, mechanical engineering, ship technology, rail and commercial vehicles rely on advanced technologies from Voith Turbo.

Voith sets the standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials, and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 39,000 people, generates €5.3 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world and is today one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.

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Voith Releases New CD-ROM about Fill-Controlled Fluid Couplings

Voith Turbo, the drive technology specialist, presents animations of fill-controlled fluid couplings on a completely new multimedia CD-ROM. Fill-controlled fluid couplings operate on the principle of hydrodynamic power transmission, meaning that torque is transmitted by a liquid – and occurs in a

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Tanjung Enim Coal Mine Has No Unplanned Downtime Since 1997 Due to TVVS Couplings

The Indonesian mining company Bukit Asam has always been pleased with the reliability of its installed Voith fluid couplings at Tanjung Enim Coal Mine in Sumatra. The fluid couplings ensure smooth start-ups day after day and a long service life for all components, especially the belts.

Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG

Voithstr. 1

74564 Crailsheim


+49 79 51 32 40 9 +49 79 51 32 48 0 www.voith.com/fluid-couplings Worldwide Contacts

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3 July 2014

Voith recently delivered 36 fluid couplings for an iron ore distribution centre in Malaysia. Starting this year, 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.

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2 July 2014

An additional 350,000 metric tonnes (mt) of coal production a month has been made possible at the Chinese Sandaogou coal mine in Shaanxi Province, thanks to the powerful CPC 1600 AFC (armoured face conveyor) coupling.

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30 June 2014

When high reliability and power are needed, the mining company Xishan Jinxing Energy Co. Ltd relies on the fill-controlled 866 TPKL fluid coupling from Voith.

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20 March 2013

Developed especially for the drives on open-pit mining belt conveyors, the latest fluid coupling technology from Voith provides many benefits.

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5 December 2011

Open-pit mining belt conveyors often transport extracted raw materials over long distances. Voith Turbo has developed a new coupling, the TurboBelt 780 TPXL, for the drives of these belt conveyors.

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30 November 2008

Voith Turbo, the drive technology specialist, presents animations of fill-controlled fluid couplings on a completely new multimedia CD-ROM. Fill-controlled fluid couplings operate on the principle of hydrodynamic power transmission, meaning that torque is transmitted by a liquid – and occurs in a

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19 October 2008

Conveyor systems in mining applications are reaching higher and higher outputs. On the one hand, this makes increasing demands on materials and functionality, and on the other, plant engineers request detailed information on the anticipated start-up behavior already during the project stage.

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19 June 2007

The Voith type TPKL family of fill-controlled fluid couplings (turbo couplings) has a new addition: the alignment-free version (TPKL-T) is Voith Turbo's response to demand from users who want an alignment-free drive solution. Since the market introduction in 1998, the Voith TPKL series of couplin

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31 October 2006

There are strict standards in China and Russia for imported mining equipment. Only those products that are certified and approved after meeting regulations can be used. The regulatory specifications and standards also place high demands regarding hydrodynamic couplings on the technical know how o

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28 April 2006

As of 01/04/2006 Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG, Crailsheim, Germany, is taking over Valvex Ventiltechnik GmbH, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. Valvex Ventiltechnik, founded in 1971, specializes in developing and producing explosion-proof solenoid valves and valve groups that are used primarily in the

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12 April 2005

With the new friction turbo coupling TurboSyn, Voith Turbo has succeeded in increasing the economy of single drives and utilizing the potential for energy savings. With this new fluid coupling, the nominal slip for which fluid couplings are renowned has been eliminated.
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5 November 2004

A hydrodynamic coupling (fluid coupling) in the driveline has many positive characteristics. Positive features such as smooth starting, load-free motor run-up and torque limitation are widely known. Another characteristic, i. e. the damping of torsional vibrations in the driveline, of

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15 September 2004

Many of the Voith Turbo customers already know which benefits the TVVS soft-start coupling offers to their drive systems. On this subject, you can now download or order a new brochure from our website. The TVVS coupling is the most sophisticated, constant-fill fluid coupling i

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27 July 2004

People talking Spanish may communicate with almost half a billion (500.000.000!) individuals all over the world... Therefore the entire Internet presentation of Voith Turbo product group ''Startup Components'' is now available in Spanish: Here you may retrieve all im

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22 March 2004

The fill-controlled fluid coupling type TPKL represents a new drive concept which has been developed by Voith Turbo as a compact and actively controlled drive, especially for belt conveyors. Since its introduction, more than 150 drives have been successfully installed – primarily in the USA

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26 June 2003

Voith Turbo, Start-up Components, prepared an new release of a brochure describing "Constant-fill fulid couplings with valve control". Valve-controlled fluid couplings (type designations TVF, TVVF, TVVFS) are available in a wide range of designs and ratings to meet the requirements of

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22 April 2003

The product group Startup Components developed a high-performance and slip-free 10 MW coupling combination (Type 1210 TPL-SYN) in order to increase efficiency of drives in big mills of the cement and minerals processing industry. American companies prefer synchronous motors in the dr

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18 March 2003

Voith Turbo, Start-up Components, prepared an animation depicting the fluid coupling type TVVS and its function. The TVVS coupling is a very reliable driving component regarding to constructional as well as to hydrodynamic aspects. The essential properties of the TVVS-c

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14 January 2003

At the end of October the 'China International Conference and Exhibition on Coal Processing, Utilization & Environmental Protection (CCPUE)' took place in Bejing, China. Dr. Rainald Finzel, General Manager 'Start-up Components' at Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG attended this conference. H

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5 April 2002

Already today the constant fill Voith Turbo Couplings meet the requirements of the Explosion Protection Directive 94/9/EU applicable EU-wide as of 2003-07-01. On the 23 March 1994 the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union issued the Directive 94/9/EU to approximate the

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45478 Mülheim an der Ruhr


Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG

Voithstr. 1

74564 Crailsheim


+49 79 51 32 40 9 +49 79 51 32 48 0 www.voith.com/fluid-couplings Worldwide Contacts

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