UpComing Tradeshows

September 21-25, 2019
WEFTEC 2019
Chicago, IL

September 22-25, 2019
WindEnergy Hamburg 2019
Husum, Germany

October 16-19, 2019
GIE+EXPO 2019
Louisville, KY

Application Profiles

19 September 2019

Wastewater Plant

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutches for Wastewater Plant

A global pump OEM contacted various backstopping clutch suppliers as they were experiencing problems with pumps at a wastewater facility in Madagascar. The pumps, on a common manifold, were rotating backward when their respective drive motors were not powered up.

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16 September 2019

Drill Pipe Hardbanding Machine

Bauer BG & BK Series Geared Motors for Drill Pipe Hardbanding Machine

A leading oil field services company needed robust geared motors for use on its large hardbanding machines. After repeated use, the box end joint of drill pipe sections tend to wear. If the pipe OD wears down too far, the 27-32 ft. long pipe sections become unusable. This can be an expensive problem with drill pipe costs averaging $75 USD per foot.

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12 September 2019

Commercial Building Elevator

VCSD-FL Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Commercial Building Freight Elevator

Imperial Electric, a custom manufacturer of AC and DC motor systems, needed a heavy-duty braking system for use on an 3,600 kg capacity freight elevator in one of the tallest buildings in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The brakes are mounted to a pair of pedestals on a gearless AC machine that is driven by a 104 HP electric motor and reaches speeds of 609 m/min.

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09 September 2019

Egg Washing Machines

Boston Gear SBK 700 Series Speed Reducers for Egg Washing Machines

A leading industrial washing equipment manufacturer needed a reliable gearboxes that could withstand frequent washdowns for its egg washers. The reducer, paired with a stainless steel motor, drives a specialized conveyor that transports the eggs through the various stages of the machine, including pre-wash, sanitary wash, rinse and drying.

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05 September 2019

Braking Systems and Backstops

Altra Motion Braking Systems and Backstops for Gold Mine Conveyors

Altra Industrial Motion brands recently supplied braking systems and backstops for use on a variety of conveyors installed at a new open pit heap-leach gold mine in Siberia. When fully operational, the mine is expected to output an average of 230,000 ounces of gold annually.

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