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24 marzo 2016

Svendborg BSFI Braking Systems with SOBO® for Dam Ship Lift

A reliable braking solution was required for a ship lift constructed at the Three Gorges Dam that spans the busy Yangtze River near Sandouping, China. The dam is the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity (20,300 MW). The ship lift shortens the time taken for vessels to pass the dam from three hours to one (actual lifting time is 21 minutes).

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14 maggio 2015

Twiflex VHM/2 Caliper Brakes for Wyangala Dam Spillway Gates

The Wyangala Dam, located on the Lachlan River near Cowra, Australia, recently underwent a major upgrade. A significant portion of the project included improvements to the dam’s spillway gate braking system.

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08 gennaio 2015

Nuttall Gear Custom Reducer for Single Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge

The 17th Street double leaf bascule lift bridge in Two Rivers, Wisconsin has been in operation since 1949, allowing the local commercial fishing fleet access to Lake Michigan via the East Twin River.

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28 agosto 2014

Nuttall Gear Custom-Designed Gear Drives for Swing Bridge

Originally built in 1882, the Hines Memorial bridge crosses over the Merrimack River between Amesbury and Salisbury, MA. The bridge features a swing span section which pivots to allow passage of barge and boat river traffic. The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation commissioned a comprehensive redesign and rebuild of the bridge which was completed in 2012.

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14 aprile 2014

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Gear Drives for Bascule Lift Bridge

The Blynman Bridge in Gloucester, Massachusetts recently underwent a major rehabilitation including new gear drives. The bascule lift bridge crosses a small canal that connects the Annisquam River to Gloucester Bay. With over 8,000 openings per year and over 14,000 vehicle crossings per day, this 107-year-old bridge is one of the most active in the East Coast of the USA.

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