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August 22-25, 2017
Fenasucro 2017
Sertãozinho,São Paulo- Brazil

August 29-30, 2017
AIMEX 2017
Sydney, Australia

September 11-15, 2017
DRINKTEC 2017
Messe Munchen, Germany

FSO Clutch

22 June 2017

Mine Cone Crusher

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutch for Mine Cone Crusher

A mine equipment manufacturer required a reliable overrunning clutch for use on a cone crusher. Ore is crushed between an eccentrically rotating cone mantle and a concave bowl liner.

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22 May 2017

Mine Process Blower

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutch for Mine Process Blower

A leading industrial fan OEM needed a backstopping clutch for a process blower at a copper mine. The large squirrel cage fan is used to exhaust heat generated inside the processing plant at the mine. The backstopping clutch prevents windmilling or reverse rotation when the fan is turned off.

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04 September 2015

Ski Lifts with People

Formsprag Model FSO Overrunning Clutches for Ski Lifts

A major Colorado ski resort required reliable overrunning clutches for use on their chair lifts. The resort has more than 20 ski lifts with a combined lift capacity of more than 30,000 riders per hour. The lifts feature a wide range of vertical rises up to 1,700 ft. (518 m) and ride times of up to 11 minutes.

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16 July 2015

Rollercoaster

Formsprag Model FSO Overrunning Clutch for Roller Coaster

A large, Midwestern theme park needed a replacement overrunning clutch for use on one of their most popular inverted roller coasters. The ride begins with a lift hill that ascends 137 ft. (42 m). Trains are pulled up by a 9,000 lb. chain lift before moving through various climbs, dives and corkscrews while reaching a maximum speed of 57 mph (92 km/h).

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21 January 2015

Corrugated Paperboard Machine

Formsprag Modified FSO Clutch for Corrugated Paperboard Machine

A global manufacturer of corrugated paperboard equipment was receiving requests from a number of their customers for reduced maintenance on their equipment. In response, the OEM began to review all components on their machines to determine ways of reducing maintenance requirements.

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