UpComing Tradeshows

November 19-22, 2019
YugAgro 2019
Krasnodar, Russia

November 19-21, 2019
CFIA Expo 2019
Lyon, France

November 19-21, 2019
Power-Gen 2019
New Orleans, LA

Transportation

21 October 2019

Jacobs Vehicle Systems floating products

Another Milestone for Jacobs Vehicle Systems

Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a leading worldwide manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engine retarding systems and valve actuation systems, recently celebrated the delivery of its eight millionth engine brake.

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26 September 2019

Vehicle Barriers

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers for Vehicle Barriers

A leading manufacturer of barriers and security products needed a competitively-priced gearbox for use on its anti-ram wedge vehicle barriers. The gearbox is connected (via a U-joint) to an electric drive motor that raises or lowers the barrier in less than 2 seconds.

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21 September 2018

Ec-marathon Vehicle

SFM Clutch Coupling & CSK Overrunning Clutches for Eco-marathon Vehicle

Thomas More University (TMU), located in Belgium, entered a team of 10 engineering students into the 2018 Shell Eco Marathon. The annual design challenge pits university engineering teams from around the world to design and build highly efficient vehicles.

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27 August 2018

corn transportation mississippi river

Case Study: Intelligent Braking System for Corn Transportation on the Mississippi River

The value and importance of the Mississippi River as a shipping network is hard to exaggerate. The river network extends throughout many of the central states and eventually deposits into the Gulf of Mexico, making it a key route for exported goods into central and southern America. With corn export being a key product for the USA’s economy, it’s vital that this transport network operates efficiently.

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05 July 2018

Ferry Propulsion System

Stromag Vector® Couplings & Composite Shaft for Ferry Propulsion System

A coupling solution was needed for a new catamaran ferry propulsion system that was powered by twin diesel engines connected to a speed reducing gearbox which drives a remote-mounted water jet or thruster pod. The coupling/shaft connects the gearbox to the water jet with a flange-to-flange span length of more than 9 feet.

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