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Oil & Gas

11 May 2020

Ameridrives Smart Couplings Remove Guesswork

Ameridrives Smart Couplings Remove Guesswork

Quite often, the collection of precise data in drive technology applications can be problematic. Data monitoring in a rotating drivetrain is difficult because a direct networking cable connection is often not an available option. Nothing sends shivers down the spine of for example, a production line manager or a system integrator like uncertainty.

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06 February 2020

Drilling Platform Pedistal Cranes

Stromag Series 51 Limit Switches for Drilling Platform Pedestal Cranes

A leading global crane OEM needed high quality limit switches for use on its line of heavy lift offshore cranes with lifting capacities up to 2000 tons. The specialized cranes are mounted on a kingpost that supports the crane’s rotating upper structure.

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16 September 2019

Drill Pipe Hardbanding Machine

Bauer BG & BK Series Geared Motors for Drill Pipe Hardbanding Machine

A leading oil field services company needed robust geared motors for use on its large hardbanding machines. After repeated use, the box end joint of drill pipe sections tend to wear. If the pipe OD wears down too far, the 27-32 ft. long pipe sections become unusable. This can be an expensive problem with drill pipe costs averaging $75 USD per foot.

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20 May 2019

Gas Turbines

Formsprag Starter Clutches for Gas Turbines

A leading gas turbine system OEM needed a reliable clutch solution for use on an electric starting system. The system utilizes an electric motor combined with an overrunning clutch.

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09 May 2019

Offshore Drilling Rig BOP Winch

Stromag SH18 Brakes for Offshore Drilling Rig BOP Winch

A leading crane OEM required caliper brakes for blowout preventer (BOP) winches utilized on offshore drilling rigs. The overhead cranes raise, lower and store the large, heavy BOP stacks comprised of a series of high-pressure valves.

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