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June 13-15, 2017
GPS 2017
Calgary, Alberta

June 20-22, 2017
Stage/Set/Scenery 2017
Berlin, Germany

June 20-23, 2017
Brasil Offshore 2017
Macaé, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Amerigear® Gear Couplings

04 May 2017

Oil and Gas Truck-Mounted Pumps

Ameridrives Modified Amerigear Couplings for Oil & Gas Truck-Mounted Pumps

A leading oil and gas OEM needed a torque-dense disconnect coupling for pumps utilized at hydraulic fracturing sites. The truck-mounted pumps are driven by energy efficient electric motors instead of traditional diesel engines. The coupling is installed between a 5,000 HP motor, turning at 1,800 RPM, and the pump.

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23 March 2017

Printing Press

Ameridrives Custom Amerigear Couplings for Printing Press

A leading global commercial printing equipment manufacturer needed a replacement coupling solution for a line of its printing presses. The original disc type couplings, installed on the web press drive cylinders, lacked the required torsional stiffness, causing the rollers to slip, which led to increased amounts of defective printed materials (spoilage).

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08 July 2016

24 Hour Coupling Support Products

24-Hour Assistance Now Available for TB Wood’s & Ameridrives

Altra Couplings offers the largest selection of industrial couplings available from a single source worldwide. Altra’s coupling brands have been providing innovative coupling solutions to meet the requirements of a variety of applications spanning many industries.

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09 February 2015

Sugar Processing Conveyor

Wichita & Ameridrives Fluid & Gear Couplings for Sugar Processing Conveyor

A Louisiana sugar refinery needed to install a new intermediate inclined conveyor to provide an infeed flow of sugar into the initial affination (cleaning/purifying) process. The facility’s team wanted to design a conveyor system that used less energy and created less wear on mechanical components (shafts, keyways, belt stretch) than their existing conveyors.

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15 September 2014

Folsom Lake Spillway Flood Gates

Custom Reducer and Gear Couplings for Folsom Lake Spillway Flood Gates

In 2008, construction of an auxiliary spillway began at the Folsom Dam near Sacramento, CA. This Joint Federal Project (JFP) is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with other Federal and state agencies. The new spillway will allow water to be released earlier and more safely from Folsom Lake during a high water event.

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