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Tidal Turbine

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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30 January 2012

Tidal Neptune Proteus

Helping to Harness the Tides

Twiflex delivers a complete braking solution for Neptune’s Proteus

Twiflex VKSD-FL ‘floating’ disc brakes have been installed on the large Proteus tidal turbine designed and built by Neptune Renewable Energy Ltd., which was formed in 2005 to develop intellectual properties in both tidal stream power and wave power projects in the UK.

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18 November 2011

Ocean Sunset

Altra Industrial Motion Harnessing (and Controlling) Ocean Tidal Power

In 1850, to run the machinery and mills of the California Gold Rush, Lester Pelton invented the Pelton Wheel. Instead of the flat panels used in mills on slower streams, the Pelton Wheel was a landmark design using cups to harness the fast waters of mountain streams.

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01 September 2009

Rotech Tidal Turbine

Going With The Flow On Green Energy

Compact oil immersed hydraulic brake units from Wichita Clutch are enabling renewable energy turbines to make the most of energy production from sub sea tidal flows. The Rotech Tidal Turbine (RTT) is a unique solution to the problem of providing renewable energy, one that is predictable, economical and has a minimal visual impact on the environment.

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