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August - 2014

28 August 2014

Hines Memorial Swing Bridge Open and Closing

Nuttall Gear Custom-Designed Gear Drives for Swing Bridge

Originally built in 1882, the Hines Memorial bridge crosses over the Merrimack River between Amesbury and Salisbury, MA. The bridge features a swing span section which pivots to allow passage of barge and boat river traffic. The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation commissioned a comprehensive redesign and rebuild of the bridge which was completed in 2012.

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25 August 2014

TB Wood's Belt Drive Systems

Understanding Trade-Offs When Selecting Belted Drive Systems

Evaluating the trade-offs between solutions can be an important part of product selection. Product features that appear minor may significantly impact unit performance, life and cost. Further, product features may also impact the performance of related drive train components in either positive or negative ways. When evaluating application solutions it is best to consider the whole picture to determine which solution will meet the majority of needs in the application.

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22 August 2014

Thin Guage Steel Coating Line

Wichita Clutch ModEvo Tension Brake for Thin Gauge Steel Coating Line

The challenge at a regional window treatment company was to ensure a consistent, even spray of the final coating on the steel material used in their manufacturing process. The steel unwinds from a coil and passes through multiple coating baths then through an oven.

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18 August 2014

Skeet Machine

Formsprag CSK Backstopping Clutch for Skeet Machine

A New England manufacturer of commercial skeet shooting equipment required an overrunning clutch solution for their line of clay pigeon throwing machines. The clutch is used as a backstop to prevent oscillation of the throwing arm after each stroke. Stieber CSK backstopping clutches were selected over a competitor’s clutch due to their reliability in this high-cycle application.

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14 August 2014

Workboat Fire Pumps

Warner Electric SFC 1525 Clutch for Workboat Fire Pumps

A leading marine and industrial powertrain manufacturer required a clutch solution for a new remote PTO assembly for diesel engines. Most marine and industrial transmissions have one or more PTO locations which only utilize a fraction of the transmission’s capacity within limited space restrictions.

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