UpComing Tradeshows

June 18-20, 2019
Stage Set Scenery 2019
Berlin, Germany

July 08-11, 2019
INNOPROM 2019
Ekaterinburg, Russia

August 20-23, 2019
Fenasucro & Agrocana 2019
Sertãozinho, SP

2019

10 June 2019

Huco Direct Offers Next Day Shipping for Online Orders

Huco has launched an e-commerce service that allows end users to order precision couplings direct from its manufacturing headquarters. The online platform has been created to allow small-volume orders to be delivered globally, with next day shipping on standard orders.

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09 June 2019

water treatment plant

Formsprag HSB Backstopping Clutch for Water Treatment Plant

A midwestern water treatment facility needed a reliable replacement clutch solution for use on a series of electric motor driven pumps connected to a common manifold. Backstopping clutches are installed on each pump to prevent backflow when one or more of the pumps is shut down.

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06 June 2019

Wichita Clutch Smooth Operators

Smooth Operators: Wichita multi-plate clutch technology

On geared ball and SAG mills with large inertia loads, multi-plate clutches are often utilized to provide smooth torque ramp-up to the mill’s pinion gear speed while keeping the power spike down on the motor current draw as the mill starts to rotate.

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03 June 2019

stainless steel options food beverage app

Stainless Steel: The Favored Option for Geared Motors in Food and Beverage Applications

From conveyors to processing machines, geared motors are utilized across the food and beverage production process. While specialized coatings exist to ensure they offer the cleanly compliance required in this highly regulated industry, specifying stainless steel geared motors has become the industry standard.

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30 May 2019

Warner Electric Gen 2

Navigating Clutch/Brake Operation in Harsh Environmental Conditions

Chemicals, saltwater, food particles, heat, dust, and electrical corrosion are just a few of the many issues that can cause clutches and brakes to fail prematurely. Nobody wants to have the conversation about lost production time, growing cost concerns, or system disruptions after a failure has occurred. The strength of these components is in the information collected over years of service in hazardous environments and applying this knowledge to future clutch/brake technologies.

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