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08 September 2020

Stromag 3CA2 Rugged Design

Stromag spring applied brakes specified for busy bascule bridge at Port of Antwerp

As the second largest seaport in Europe, the Port of Antwerp handles over 200 million tonnes of cargo each year. It’s vital that ships and barges are able to navigate through the port without obstruction, while rail and road links must also remain clear for passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

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28 May 2020

Stromag Series 600 and Dams

Stromag Series 600 Braking Systems for Dam Gates

The Pont Barrage de Monsin combination dam and bridge spans the Muese River in Liege, Belgium. The dam’s hydroelectric power plant generates up to 18 MW of electricity. Six 27 m wide, 110 ton steel gates, are utilized to control the river’s flow.

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03 February 2020

Helen Madere Memorial Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Vertical Lift Bridge

Built in 1960, the Rio Vista (Helen Madere Memorial) bridge carries approximately 23,000 vehicles daily across the Sacramento River in Rio Vista, California. The 2,890 ft. long bridge features a 306 ft. long vertical lift span that raises to allow for passage of large freighter traffic. The bridge recently underwent a major renovation, including the replacement of the gearboxes.

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19 December 2019

Trunnion Bascule Bridge Drives Onsite Seal & Lubrication Overhaul

The historic Third Street bridge, located next to Giants baseball stadium in San Francisco, recently underwent a major $25M rehabilitation. Designed by Joseph Strauss (engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge), the bridge opened in 1933 and now carries five lanes of traffic across McCovey Cove.

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25 November 2019

Straus-Type Bascule Bridge

Stromag Electromagnetic 3CA2-DH Brakes for Straus-Type Bascule Bridge

The Noordkasteel bridge is one of many bridges in Belgium’s busy Antwerp port area. Built in 1980, the bridge is one of a side-by-side pair of Straus-type bascule bridges that carry both rail and vehicular traffic. The 170 meter long bridge has a 56 meter long center bascule section that utilizes a 1,400 ton counterweight.

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