Application Profiles

10 January 2019

Bakery Wrapping Machine Infeed Conveyors

Bauer BS Series Geared Motors for Bakery Wrapping Machine Infeed Conveyors

A leading U.S. manufacturer of automated flow wrapping systems needed reliable drives for use on its machine’s infeed conveyors. The series of conveyors move bakery items, including bread and pastries, into the wrapping machine.

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07 January 2019

Tamiami canal single-leaf bascule bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Drives for Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

The historic Tamiami swing bridge that carries NW South River Drive traffic over the Tamiami canal in Miami, Florida needed to be replaced due to its age. Repeated hits from vehicles and boats since its construction in 1930 also contributed to its deteriorating condition.

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02 January 2019

Mulch Blower

Guardian Gear Grip Couplings for Mulch Blower

A leading manufacturer of mulch blowers and hydro seeders needed a coupling with a large misalignment capability for one of its bark and mulch blowers. The commercial blower is used to spread mulch for landscaping, erosion control and other applications. The shaft-to-shaft coupling is positioned between a diesel drive engine and a LOB style blower.

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24 January 2019

Self-Propelled Forage Harvester

Stromag KHM Clutch for Self-Propelled Forage Harvester

A leading global manufacturer of agricultural equipment needed a rugged clutch solution for a line of its forage harvesters. The PTO clutch, installed on a belt drive, is used to engage and disengage the cutter head/mower at engine running speed.

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21 January 2019

Mine Rope Shovel

Ameridrives SF Type Gear Spindles for Mine Rope Shovels

A global mine rope shovel manufacturer required a robust replacement coupling solution that could accommodate a high degree of misalignment due to the deflection that occurs as the massive machines twist and flex during loading, unloading and rotating.

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