UpComing Tradeshows

April 27-30, 2019
AFS CastExpo & Metalcasting Congress 2019
Atlanta, GA

April 28 - May 01, 2019
CIM 2019
Monteral, QC, CA

May 04-09, 2019
IFFA 2019
Franfurt, Germany

Clutch Brake

19 December 2018

Altra Renewables

Altra's Aftermarket Expertise Gives New Life to Aging Wind Turbines

Many of the wind turbine generators (WTGs) installed across Europe as a result of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC are beginning to run out of maintenance warranty. This deadline doesn’t have to be a burden on WTG operators: it can turn into an opportunity to increase wind turbines’ service lives and improve performances, further reducing their carbon footprint.

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14 November 2016

Inertia Dynamics Website and Catalog

Inertia Dynamics Introduces Updated Website and Product Catalog

Inertia Dynamics has recently launched an updated website and product catalog. The website enhancements include a Featured Content Slider on the Home Page to highlight the newest brand information, and a News & Press area that links direct to the Altra Newsroom for quick access to the most recent news. The website also features a new responsive design, so the site is easily viewed on various types of electronic devices.

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27 November 2014

Naval Gun System

Inertia Dynamics & Ameridrives Custom Couplings & Clutch/Brakes for Naval Gun System

Inertia Dynamics and Ameridrives Couplings were selected to provide clutch/brake and gear coupling solutions for use on the advanced gun system aboard the U.S. Navy’s new DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyers.

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08 January 2014

Warner Electric Gen 2 & ERD product line

How to Select a Clutch or Brake

At the most basic level, the designer will identify if the application calls for a clutch, a brake or a combination clutch and brake. A clutch would be used in applications where it is desirable to engage/disengage the load and motor while leaving the motor to run all of the time. When a clutch is used the load will be allowed to coast to a stop.

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18 March 2013

Cotton Baler

Warner Electric Custom-Designed Clutch/Brake for Cotton Baler

A major agriculture OEM required an electric clutch/brake solution for a baler incorporated on their cotton picker. The combination clutch/brake is positioned on the main pulley-driven roller which, in turn, drives two idler rollers, the wrap belt roller and the wrap roll. When fully rolled and wrapped, the 8 ft. wide cotton bales are 7.5 ft. in diameter and weigh up to 5,000 lbs.

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