UpComing Tradeshows

March 27-29, 2019
CIPPE 2019
Beijing, China

April 01-05, 2019
Hannover Messe 2019
Hannover, Germany

April 06-11, 2019
ISRI 2019
Las Vegas, NV

Application Profiles

21 March 2019

Steel Strip Mill

Marland CECON Clutches for Steel Strip Mill

A major steel manufacturer needed a clutch solution for one of its large strip mills in the US. The mill utilizes two drives, one electric motor powers the mill when operating at normal production speeds, a low-speed motor drives the mill when inching or creeping speeds are required for inspections or servicing.

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07 March 2019

Fertilizer Plant Ball Mills

Wichita GMC Grinding Mill Clutches for Fertilizer Plant Ball Mills

One of China’s largest chemical/fertilizer producers was experiencing unusually high failure rates of the clutches installed on three ball mills at its processing facility. The clutch’s friction discs needed to be replaced every six months which was a very costly and labor intensive problem.

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04 March 2019

steel slab mill

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutches for Steel Slab Mill

A steel slab mill utilized three cooling water pumps connected to a common manifold. Each vertically-mounted pump was driven by a 1,750 HP electric motor operating at 890 RPM. The mill was experiencing short operating life from the overrunning clutches mounted on the top end of all three electric motors.

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27 February 2019

Double-Leaf Bascule Bridge Milwaukee WI

Nuttall Heavy-Duty Gearboxes for Double-Leaf Bascule Bridge

Originally built in 1957, the First Street bridge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin underwent a major overhaul that was completed in 2018. The bascule lift bridge carries more than 7,700 vehicles across the Kinnickinnic River on a daily basis.

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25 February 2019

solar panel mounting system

TB Wood's Modified L-Jaw Couplings for Solar Panel Mounting System

RBI Solar, an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of solar panel mounting systems for commercial applications, needed a reliable coupling solution for its new single axis tracker product.

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