UpComing Tradeshows

September 24-27, 2018
NAEC 2018
Atlantic City, NJ

September 25-27, 2018
ECWATCH 2018
Moscow, Russia

September 25-28, 2018
Wind Energy 2018
Hamburg, Germany

Transportation

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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23 February 2017

Aircraft Engine Removal and Installation Trailer

Custom Backstop/Torque Limiter Clutches for Aircraft Engine Removal/Installation Trailer

A leading aerospace ground support equipment manufacturer located in Australia required a custom set of clutches for an engine removal and installation (R&I) trailer used by F-35 strike fighter aircraft maintenance crews.

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30 January 2017

Golf Carts

Matrix International Modified 1EB Series Brakes for Golf Carts

A major US golf cart manufacturer needed a drop-in replacement braking solution for a line of golf carts. The carts feature a convenient parking brake mounted to the back of the motor that automatically engages when the vehicle is stopped.

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18 January 2017

Locomotive Hybrid Transmission

Warner Electric Clutch Drives Forward Hybrid Transmissions Technology

As fossil fuels continue to diminish, engineers are working hard to perfect alternative power transmission. While fully electric systems still have many flaws, in recent years hybrid designs have surged in popularity: they are now found in trains, boats, agricultural equipment and even the latest generation hyper-cars.

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