V-class conveyor drives are essential to the efficient operation of materials handling in the mining, quarrying and aggregate industries. These industries rely heavily on conveyor systems to transport large volumes of material efficiently and reliably. However, common issues such as belt slippage, misalignment, overloading, and damage to the conveyor belt can cause significant downtime and unwanted costs.

To prevent these issues, it is essential to ensure proper installation, maintenance, and monitoring of the V-class conveyor drive. Regular inspections and assessments can help identify and address potential issues before they cause any significant downtime or production loss.

Regal Rexnord is a leading manufacturer of power transmission solutions for various industries, including mining. They offer a wide range of products, including gear couplings, bearings, conveyor drives, and other power transmission components, that are designed to provide reliable and efficient performance in harsh operating environments. With over 100 years of experience and a reputation for quality products and industry-relevant advice, Regal Rexnord is a trusted partner for mining companies looking to optimise their conveyor systems’ performance and reliability.

To prevent mechanical breakdown from wear and tear, Regal Rexnord provides three different solutions to keep v-class conveyor drives operational.

Key Features and Benefits:

Regal Rexnord Falk Lifelign Gear Couplings:

• Offer maximum torque density and reliability.

• Designed to accommodate misalignment and axial movement.

• Minimise vibration, noise, and shock loads.

• Available in 28 sizes, including flanged, continuous sleeve, and mill motor types.

• Engineered with advanced features such as a triple-crowned tooth profile, enhanced lubrication, and sealing systems.

• Provide extended service life and reduced maintenance costs.


Rexnord Falk Steelflex Grid Couplings:

• Used in V-class conveyor drives to transmit torque.

• Designed to accommodate misalignment due to shaft deflection or thermal expansion.

• Flexible grid absorbs shock and vibration, reducing wear and tear on conveyor components.

• Easy to install and require minimal maintenance.

• Reliable and cost-effective solution for V-class conveyor drives in the mining industry.


Falk AirMax:

• Air-cooled disc coupling for demanding applications.

• Suitable for V-class conveyor drives in mining industry.

• Provides reliable and efficient power transmission in harsh environments.

• Easy to install and maintain.

• Air-cooling feature prevents overheating and downtime.

• Durable construction and can withstand high shock loads.


With the right tools, users of V-class conveyor drives can have the assurance that their equipment will have longer periods between maintenance checks and overall high rates of productivity in their use in the mining sector. Regal Rexnord’s products are both innovative and built with durability and reliability in mind.

Motion can offer mining-specific solutions that integrate Regal Rexnord products, including those for conveying drives. Their team of experts have a vast amount of experience in creating solutions that meet the unique challenges of the mining industry. By partnering with Motion, mining companies can access a wide range of Regal Rexnord products and custom solutions that are tailored to their specific needs, ensuring reliable and efficient power transmission, and conveying in mining operations. For more information contact your local Motion branch today.