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Tampere, Finland

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Chicago, IL

October 03-05, 2017
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Herning, Denmark

May - 2015

28 May 2015

Overhead Doors

Warner EM/ERS Spring-Set Brake Module for Overhead Doors

A manufacturer of large overhead doors uses a C-face motor and 150:1 helical reducer to open and close their doors. When a door is in a partially-open position, the weight of the door can be sufficient enough to backdrive the high-ratio gearbox and lower by itself. The door does drop slowly enough that dangerous high-speed impacts are not an issue.

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25 May 2015

Helicopter Rotor Drivetrain

Boston Gear Couplings & Custom Gearing for Helicopter Rotor Drivetrain

The world’s leading manufacturer of light, inexpensive civil helicopters required reliable gearing and couplings for the belt drive on their latest model. The components are utilized on an adjustable pulley shaft that is positioned between the engine shaft pulley and the rotor shaft pulley.

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22 May 2015

Sure-Flex Plus Coupling Sleeve

TB Wood's Introduces New New Sure-Flex Plus EPDM & Neoprene Sleeves

The original TB Wood’s Sure-Flex® coupling design, an industry favorite for more than 50 years, just got even better. New Sure-Flex Plus EPDM and Neoprene sleeves have a 30% higher torque rating, allowing many common applications to use a one-size-smaller coupling at an average 25% cost savings.

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20 May 2015

Steel Slitting Line Recoiler Drive

Nuttall Onsite Bearing Overhaul for Steel Slitting Recoiler Drive

When a major steel processor in Ohio identified a problem with the bearings on their slitter line during routine vibration analysis, they turned to Nuttall Gear.

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18 May 2015

Navy Destroyer Lifeboat Davits

Formsprag Model FL Bi-Directional Backstopping Clutch for Navy Destroyer Lifeboat Davits

A new clutch solution was needed for use on the lifeboat davits aboard U.S. navy destroyers. The clutches are used on the davit winch drives to provide an optional manual drive to the normal powered drive system which smoothly raises and lowers the lifeboats.

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