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Dredging

30 June 2014

Wichita Clutch Engineering Support

Support Engineering

“The key to supplying and supporting large, operationally critical power transmission equipment on a global basis is a combination of experience, planning and having the right people available on-site virtually anywhere in the world,” says Neil Wright, managing director of Wichita Clutch.

Wichita is part of the Altra Industrial Motion group, which manufactures and supplies a large range of industrial clutches, brakes, couplings and geared motors. As such it can provide valuable insight into how to deliver and support these sometimes huge and usually operationally critical items of plant equipment.

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19 May 2014

Largest Barge Dredge

Industrial Clutch LKB Hydraulically-Released Brakes for North America's Largest Barge Dredge

A leading U.S. dredging company required a variety of reliable heavy-duty, hydraulically-released brakes for use on a massive new harbor dredger. The 1,500-ton dredger is equipped with a crane and two huge clamshell buckets that dig from two directions. The brakes provide parking and emergency stop functionality on the crane’s main winch and vertical slew drives as well as on three spud winches.

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31 October 2013

Wichita AquaMaKKs

Meeting the challenge of global logistics and support for large power transmission projects

The key to supplying and supporting large operationally critical power transmission equipment on a global basis is a combination of experience, planning and having the right people available on-site virtually anywhere in the world, says Neil Wright, MD of Wichita Clutch.

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01 May 2010

Deepest Mining Dredge

Deep Sands

The world’s deepest mining dredge is coupled with the longest drive train ever to reach the bottom of an underwater sand mine.

In underwater sand mining, as with any problem-solving effort, getting to the bottom of it is the ultimate goal.

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03 December 2009

Underwater Mining Dredge

TB Woods Form Flex Disc Couplings for Underwater Mining Dredge

Six TB Wood’s Form-Flex disc couplings serve as the drive shaft of an underwater sand mining dredge designed to operate in a harsh environment with low maintenance for 40 years.

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