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Metal Producer

08 August 2019

Welding Turntable Drive

Bauer BK70 Gearbox With Custom Adapter for Welding Turntable Drive

A leading global aircraft engine manufacturer needed a robust replacement gear drive for use on a large plasma welding turntable. The table’s 12 ft. diameter bed rotates and tilts to accommodate various sized parts.

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27 June 2019

High Torque Gear Coupling Steel Mill Roughing Stand

Case Study: High Torque Gear Coupling for Steel Mill Roughing Stand

A major steel manufacturer needed a large replacement gear coupling as part of an upgrade for a roughing stand drive at one of its U.S. mills. Positioned on the low-speed, high-torque shaft between the gearbox and pinion drive, the gear coupling rotates at approximately 10 RPM.

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04 April 2019

Twiflex Industrial Hydraulic Brake Packages

Industrial Hydraulic Brake Packages Provide Single-Source Convenience

A variety of standard and custom hydraulic brake packages from Twiflex are designed to meet the static holding and dynamic (emergency) stopping duty requirements of many types of applications, including elevators, ship loading gantry cranes, escalators, metal mill ladle cover hoists, amusement rides, conveyors, cold steel mills, ski lifts and more.

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21 March 2019

Steel Strip Mill

Marland CECON Clutches for Steel Strip Mill

A major steel manufacturer needed a clutch solution for one of its large strip mills in the US. The mill utilizes two drives, one electric motor powers the mill when operating at normal production speeds, a low-speed motor drives the mill when inching or creeping speeds are required for inspections or servicing.

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04 March 2019

steel slab mill

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutches for Steel Slab Mill

A steel slab mill utilized three cooling water pumps connected to a common manifold. Each vertically-mounted pump was driven by a 1,750 HP electric motor operating at 890 RPM. The mill was experiencing short operating life from the overrunning clutches mounted on the top end of all three electric motors.

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