Tidal Turbine
Torque Limiting Clutches
Clutches & Brakes
Wichita Clutch

Torque Limiting Clutches

Wichita Clutch has developed its standard industrial clutch designs,proven in heavy duty applications around the world, to provide bespoke high-speed torque limiting devices. These overload clutches are designed to protect the drivetrain from excessive loads induced by a short circuit in the generator.

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Features
    • Typically located between gearbox output shaft and generator
    • Slips at a defined torque level
    • Automatically re-engages after the torque spike passes
    • Package with an integral brake disc to provide emergency stop capacity
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