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April - 2015

30 April 2015

Punch Press Feeder Drive

Formsprag Model FSR Backstopping Clutch for Punch Press Feed Drive

A Formsprag sleeve-bearing FSR clutch was selected by a leading press OEM for retrofitting onto an older stamping machine. The machine’s original clutch had begun to show signs of wear after several years of service. The FSR is used as a backstopping clutch on the press feed drive.

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27 April 2015

Steel Pickling Line Caliper Brake

Recoiler Gearbox and Caliper Brake for Steel Pickling Line

A large steel recoiler OEM needed a custom gearbox for use on a new steel pickling line recoiler. The drive is direct coupled to a 125 HP electric motor which winds up a 52" wide, 60,000 lb. steel coil after it passes through the pickling treatment line.

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23 April 2015

Army Mobile Radar Antenna Positioning System

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers for Mobile Radar Antenna Positioning System

A leading aerospace and defense OEM required a reliable gearbox solution for use on the U.S. Army’s forward deployed tactical air traffic control system. Designed for transport in a single C-130 military cargo aircraft, the fully autonomous, vehicle-mounted 3-band radar system provides air traffic navigation, integration and coordination.

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20 April 2015

Coal Mine Dragline

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Coal Mine Dragline

The dragline at a mine in Queensland, Australia recently required a comprehensive maintenance overhaul. Originally commissioned in 2008, the dragline’s braking systems needed to be replaced after the extreme wear and tear of operating 24/7/365 for more than 4 years in the tough mine pit environment.

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17 April 2015

Survey Truck

Survey Winch Survives the Arctic Clutches of Siberia

Geophysical survey trucks are worked long and hard, yet are required to consistently produce massive amounts of accurate data; day after day. When the survey area is Arctic Siberia, the working conditions are such that only the best engineering components can be used in the specialist equipment.

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