Upcoming Tradeshows

September 04-07, 2018
SMM 2018
Hamburg, Germany

September 10-14, 2018
Electra Mining Africa 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

September 18-20, 2018
Turbomachinery 2018
Huston, TX

Application Profiles

04 June 2018

Dredging System

Stromag Modified Periflex® CR Shaft Coupling for Dredging System

A major manufacturer of dredging systems needed a reliable coupling solution with a small footprint for use on a new dredging vessel platform. The system features a 1200 HP diesel engine that drives a complex, custom-designed, eight-pad gearbox with primary output to a two-speed clutch that drives the system’s main pump, as well as hydraulic pump pads to operate a crane and auxiliaries.

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18 May 2018

Papermaking Machines

Lamiflex Series PWF Disc Couplings for Papermaking Machines

A global manufacturer of papermaking machines needed a reliable coupling solution for a customer’s machine rebuild/upgrade in Brazil. The OEM wanted to avoid using lubricated couplings that can generate undesired backlash.

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14 May 2018

Elevator Smoke Curtains

Inertia Dynamics SO Series Clutch Couplings for Elevator Smoke Curtains

A leading U.S. smoke and fire curtain manufacturer, needed a small, reliable electric clutch solution for use on its elevator smoke curtains. The roll-up transparent screens are connected to a smoke detector near the elevators.

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10 May 2018

3-Stage Ship Lift

Stromag SH Series Brakes for 3-Stage Ship Lift

Stromag was chosen to supply accurate braking systems for the three-stage ship lift at the Goupitan Dam in China. The 763 ft. (232.5 m) high dam is located on the busy Wujiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River. The dam utilizes five turbines that can generate up to 3,000 MW of power.

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03 May 2018

Lumber Tilt Hoists

Bauer BF Series Geared Motors for Lumber Tilt Hoists

A lumber-handling equipment manufacturer needed a robust electric geared motor solution to replace hydraulic cylinders on its tilt hoists. During operation, full bundles of stacked, rough-cut lumber are moved onto the hoist. The entire bundle is then lifted and tilted.

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