Heavy Duty Drive - Backlash Problems

Client: Electrical Cogeneration Station - St-Felicien, Qc

Problem:  The plant's bark infeed system, driven by a 200 HP drive, suffered recurrent transmission jams where the chain would break and backlash among the equipment, severely damaging the equipement each time. These damages were time consuming and expensive to fix. Both the original equipment manufacturer and drive manufacturer have been unable to fix the problem. Then in came Novilco.

Solution:  Novilco's engineers examined closely the situation and designed a protection system to reduce the effects of the breakdowns. The proposed system is super heavy-duty and self-destructive, absorbing the chock of the heavy chain when it breaks, thus saving the expensive and production-sensitive equipment. Since its installation, the system has proven its value several times and the plant has not suffered downtimes and expenses again due to the bark infeed system breaking down. 

Users - Novilco asphalt maintenance products

A few users of the Novilco asphalt maintenance products:

  • City of Montreal, QC
  • Municipality of Val-des-Monts, QC
  • City of Deux-Montagnes, QC
  • City of Saint-Raymond, QC
  • City of Matane, QC
  • City of Sept-Iles, Qc
  • Pavage Plamondon, Ascot Corner, Qc

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Continuous Electrical Tilt-Hoist, Fornebu Lumber, NB
Irving FP - Log Infeed Line

Sawmills and Planermills

Installation of new continuous electrical tilt hoist, Fornebu Lumber, NB

Installation of stacker line and automatic stick infeed line, Apollo FP, Fort St.James, BC

Installation of Eco-Stack stacker and automatic wrapping machine, GDS, QC

Fabrication of log infeed line, Irving Forest Products, Ashland, ME

Installation of Cut-in-two trap, Eacom Nairn Center, ON

Custom Asphalt Trucks - City of Montreal

Delivery of custom-built heated asphalt trucks to the City of Montreal, made to fit the City's proprietary "multi-mode" system. The boxes come equiped with a long list of accessories:
- Two diesel burners and an aluminum DOT-approved aluminum diesel tank
- Telescopic Dump Cylinder
- ?Hydraulically operated loading and unloading doors, shoveling platform and tamper-plate lift
- Heated tack tank and spray system
- Pressurised Solvent system with two spray guns
- Tool boxes
- Arrow board and seven work lights (Flood)


Steel Deck Conveyor

Equipment for Recycling Centers

Design, fabrication and installation of custom material handling systems for recycling centers.

Demo Units across Canada

Novilco's asphalt equipment distributor, Cubex Ltd, is stocking demo units in 4 locations across Canada. Montral, Brantford, Winnipeg and Calgary will now have 4T trailers available for demonstrations and rentals. 

Our clients - Industrial

  • Cogénération St-Félicien
  • City of St-Félicien
  • Régie des Matières Résiduelles du Lac-St-Jean (RMR)
  • GlencoreXstrata - Raglan Mine

Our clients - Sawmills and Planermills

  • JD Irving Ltd
  • Fornebu Lumber
  • MP Atlantic Wood
  • Resolute Forest Products
  • Eacom Timber Corporation
  • Apollo Forest Products
  • Lignarex
  • Canfor Forest Products
  • Maibec
  • HJ Crabbe Lumber
  • Séchoir MEC