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Custom

18 July 2014

Vertical Lift Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Vertical Lift Bridge

The World War Memorial bridge, built in 1922, spans the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Badger’s Island in Kittery, ME. The through-truss lift bridge features a center vertical lift span that can be fully opened (providing a clearance of 130 ft.) to allow large commercial vessels to pass or partially raised for smaller recreational boat traffic.

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23 June 2014

Press Pump

Bibby Turboflex Grid Coupling for Press Pump

The grid coupling on a large water pump at Sheffield Forgemasters Engineering Ltd. (S.F.E.L.) was coming to the end of its operational life and needed to be replaced to prevent a breakdown. To avoid costly and time-consuming re-engineering of the pump, S.F.E.L. wanted to commission a custom coupling to match the original’s footprint and performance envelope.

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28 May 2014

Efficient Drive Couplings Group

The Efficient Drive System

It’s a fact that drive systems wouldn’t function properly or efficiently without couplings. They quietly go about their business of transferring motion from one drive element to the next. In the PT market today, couplings have the unique challenge of satisfying a variety of customer needs including tighter tolerances, higher speeds and a more versatile selection process.

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18 March 2013

Cotton Baler

Warner Electric Custom-Designed Clutch/Brake for Cotton Baler

A major agriculture OEM required an electric clutch/brake solution for a baler incorporated on their cotton picker. The combination clutch/brake is positioned on the main pulley-driven roller which, in turn, drives two idler rollers, the wrap belt roller and the wrap roll. When fully rolled and wrapped, the 8 ft. wide cotton bales are 7.5 ft. in diameter and weigh up to 5,000 lbs.

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01 November 2012

Pressure Washer Hose Reel

Kilian Manufacturing Anti-Corrosive Custom Bearings For Pressure Washer Hose Reel

A high-pressure cleaning machine manufacturer submitted a request to the Kilian team. This manufacturer needed a custom bearing solution that could handle a guide hose reel. The custom bearing had to allow the unit to hold, retract and dispense the hose for the cleaning machines.

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