UpComing Tradeshows

September 13-15, 2021
MINExpo International 2021
Las Vegas, NV

September 30-30, 2021
Aquarama Trade Fair 2021
Brabanthal Hassrode Leuven Belgium

October 20-22, 2021
GIE EXPO 2021
Lousiville, KY

Transportation

08 July 2021

Semi-trailer for Marching Bands

Thomson Case Study: Smart Electric Actuators Give the Marching Arts a Lift

The capacity of a 53-foot semi-trailer is roughly 3,500 cubic feet, which is more than enough to carry the furnishings of two large houses. For those tasked with loading and unloading such vehicles, safe, reliable and easy-to-operate loading ramps can be invaluable. And when those people are not professional movers but parents of marching band performers, the need to facilitate the process is even more pressing.

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14 June 2021

Mt Washington Cog Railway

Mt. Washington Cog Railway Relies on Advanced Backstopping Clutch Technology from Formsprag

The famous Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire has been transporting visitors to the highest peak in the Northeastern US since 1869. At the summit, 6,288 ft. above sea level, the mountain experiences some of the most extreme weather conditions in the world with wind chill temperatures down to -102ºF. A directly measured surface wind speed of 231 mph is a Northern and Western Hemisphere record.

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19 April 2021

Rail Fleeet Modernisation

Rail fleet modernisation – developing components for the future

Rail locomotives provide a vital transportation service for both passengers and freight across the world. Working round-the-clock, they are expected to deliver unrivalled reliability, which is made possible through regular maintenance and provision of modernisation programmes delivered by the train manufacturers.

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29 March 2021

Cog Railway Coaches

Formsprag FSO Backstopping Clutches for Cog Railway Coaches

The famous Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire has been transporting visitors to the highest peak in the Northeastern US since 1869. At the summit, 6,288 ft. above sea level, the mountain experiences some of the most extreme weather conditions in the world with wind chill temperatures down to -102ºF.

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25 January 2021

Warner XS Brake

Warner Electric XS Brakes save weight for business jet motorised window shades

While private business jets are the limousines of the sky, they are not immune from the design constraints common across all aircraft. Minimising the size and weight of components is all important for securing the efficiency and performance of any aircraft.

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