UpComing Tradeshows

October 22-25, 2019
Cibus Tec 2019
Parma, Italy

November 01-03, 2019
WINDERGY INDIA 2019
Uttar Pradesh, India

November 10-16, 2019
Agritechnica 2019
Hanover, Germany

Bridge & Dam & Ship Lift

30 September 2019

SFC-1525 Clutch Coupling and Draw Bridge Backup Drives

Warner SFC-1525 Clutch Couplings for Draw Bridge Backup Drives

The U.S. 31 bridge that spans the Grand River in Grand Haven, Michigan recently underwent a major rehabilitation, including new mechanical and electrical components. The bridge is one of the busiest in the state with more than 60,000 vehicle crossings on an average day, and 120,000 crossings during summer holiday weekends.

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07 January 2019

Tamiami canal single-leaf bascule bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Drives for Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

The historic Tamiami swing bridge that carries NW South River Drive traffic over the Tamiami canal in Miami, Florida needed to be replaced due to its age. Repeated hits from vehicles and boats since its construction in 1930 also contributed to its deteriorating condition.

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17 December 2018

Stromag SH32 Hydraulic Disc Brake

Powerful brakes elevate the potential of world’s tallest ship lift

The drastic change in water levels that characterise dams requires ship lifts (or lift locks) to transport boats and ships between the different elevations in a short time. These advanced engineering solutions need high-quality, durable and reliable brakes to support the ship chamber at any height and prevent machinery overloading.

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13 December 2018

Beverly Drawbridge Rail Swing Bridge

Nuttall and Delroyd Custom Gear Drives for Rail Swing Bridge

The Beverly Drawbridge spans the Danvers River, connecting Beverly and Salem, Massachusetts. The bridge is positioned adjacent to the Route 1A, Veterans Memorial Bridge. Originally built in 1885, the rail bridge currently carries the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Newport/Rockport commuter line that originates in Boston.

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06 December 2018

Vertical Lift Rail Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Vertical Lift Rail Bridge

In July of 2018, the Union Pacific Railroad replaced its aging 614 ft. long swing bridge over the San Bernard River near Angleton, Texas. The new bridge is a vertical lift design with a 114 ft. long center span that raises 56 ft. above the Mean High Water (MHW) level to allow marine river traffic to pass under.

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