UpComing Tradeshows

March 01-03, 2017
Japan Wind Expo 2017
Tokyo, Japan

March 07-11, 2017
CONEXPO 2017
Las Vegas, NV

March 19-22, 2017
Western Turbine Users, Inc.
Las Vegas, NV

Backstops and Holdbacks

23 February 2017

Aircraft Engine Removal and Installation Trailer

Custom Backstop/Torque Limiter Clutches for Aircraft Engine Removal/Installation Trailer

A leading aerospace ground support equipment manufacturer located in Australia required a custom set of clutches for an engine removal and installation (R&I) trailer used by F-35 strike fighter aircraft maintenance crews.

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29 December 2016

Inclined Coal Mine Conveyors

Stieber RDBR-E Torque Limiting/Releasable Backstops for Inclined Coal Mine Conveyors

A load-sharing, releasable backstop solution was needed for use on new conveyors at the Moolarben Coal Complex in Australia. When fully operational, the massive facility will produce approximately 17 million tonnes of coal per year.

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28 April 2016

Coal Mine Conveyor System with BCMA Backstops

Marland BCMA Backstops and Svendborg BSFI Caliper Brakes for Coal Mine Conveyor System

Robust braking and holdback solutions were required for use on a conveyor system at Sasol’s Impumelelo coal mine expansion project in South Africa. The multi-conveyor system includes a 26.9 km (16.7 mile) long overland conveyor, one of the longest single-flight conveyors in the country, that transports the coal from the mine to a distant storage bunker facility.

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21 February 2016

2016 SME Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Exhibiting at 2016 SME Annual Conference & Expo

Altra Industrial Motion is exhibiting at the SME Annual Conference & Expo February 21-24 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

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03 August 2015

Formsprag Clutch Model FL Clutch in Artillery Gun

Formsprag Model FL Bi-Directional Backstopping Clutch for Artillery Gun

Formsprag Clutch was selected to provide a clutch solution for use on the U.S. Army towed howitzer artillery piece. Operated by a 5-man crew, the gun utilizes a digital fire control system that provides navigation, pointing and self-location. The gun can
accurately fire a 155mm GPS-guided munition at a range of up to 25 miles (40 km).

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