UpComing Tradeshows

November 19-22, 2019
YugAgro 2019
Krasnodar, Russia

November 19-21, 2019
CFIA Expo 2019
Lyon, France

November 19-21, 2019
Power-Gen 2019
New Orleans, LA

Application Profiles

11 November 2019

Tidal Turbine

Svendborg Brakes BSFI 3000 Braking Systems with SOBO® for Tidal Turbine

A reliable rotor braking solution was needed for a 1MW tidal turbine installed at the EMEC’s tidal test site in Scotland. Based on previous successful collaboration with the OEM on a smaller 300 kW turbine design (the world’s first tidal turbine permanently connected to the public grid), the new turbine’s engineering and construction firm contacted Svendborg Brakes.

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01 November 2019

Luffing and Flat Top Tower Cranes

Stromag SHD Series Braking Systems for Luffing and Flat Top Tower Cranes

FMGru, a leading tower crane manufacturer located in Italy, needed reliable emergency braking systems for several models of its flat top and hydraulic luffing cranes. The caliper brakes are mounted on the disc flange of the crane’s main hoist drums.

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17 October 2019

Coffee Roasters

Bauer BS Series Geared Motors for Coffee Roasters

A large manufacturer of coffee roasters needed a replacement drive solution for use on one of the models in its line. The geared motor drives the machine’s rotating roasting drum. The problem was that the existing competitor geared motor was being discontinued.

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14 October 2019

Tug Boat Propeller Shafts

Twiflex T40 Caliper Brakes for Tug Boat Propeller Shafts

A leading global marine propulsion OEM needed a compact, replacement caliper braking solution for a pusher/tug boat drive application. The large, 328-ton tug is powered by twin Cat diesel engines that generate 3,420 hp. The vessel operates primarily in the Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC areas.

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03 October 2019

Cookie Making Machine

Bauer BG Series Geared Motor for Cookie Making Machine

A large Midwestern contract baking company needed a replacement geared motor for one of its cookie dough extrusion machines. The geared motor drives a compression roller that flattens the dough into an extruded sheet of consistent thickness for cookie stamping.

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