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HSB Backstopping Clutch

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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09 June 2019

water treatment plant

Formsprag HSB Backstopping Clutch for Water Treatment Plant

A midwestern water treatment facility needed a reliable replacement clutch solution for use on a series of electric motor driven pumps connected to a common manifold. Backstopping clutches are installed on each pump to prevent backflow when one or more of the pumps is shut down.

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22 May 2017

Mine Process Blower

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutch for Mine Process Blower

A leading industrial fan OEM needed a backstopping clutch for a process blower at a copper mine. The large squirrel cage fan is used to exhaust heat generated inside the processing plant at the mine. The backstopping clutch prevents windmilling or reverse rotation when the fan is turned off.

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