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2014

01 December 2014

Textile Processing Equipment

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutches for Textile Processing Equipment

A leading textile manufacturer in the Southeastern U.S. required an overrunning clutch for use on equipment being installed for a new production line. The overrunning clutches allow the feed drive to power the rollers at a low speed (5 RPM) when threading the leading edge of a new roll of fabric.

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07 November 2014

Multi-Speed Warehouse Conveyor System

Formsprag's Model FSO Overunning Clutches for Multi-Speed Warehouse Conveyor System

A large packaging operation was experiencing damage to the bottom of cartons on their case packing lines. The damage occurred as the cartons transferred from one conveyor to another conveyor which was moving at a 10 percent slower speed. Productivity was also impacted since the first two rollers of the slower conveyors needed to be replaced every year due to excessive wear.

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13 October 2014

Steel Mill Conveyor

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutch for Steel Mill Conveyor

A major steel producer needed a backstopping clutch for use on an inclined conveyor that feeds coal into a coke oven at one of their Midwestern mills.

A Formsprag Model HSB 700 clutch, with a torque capacity of 5,000 lb.ft. (6800 Nm), was selected to meet the requirements of this application.

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22 September 2014

Cookie Food Conveyor

Formsprag Model HPI Indexing Clutch for Food Conveyor

A major food processing OEM needed a cost-effective indexing clutch solution for use on a new cookie filling machine. The indexing clutch is mounted on the conveyor head shaft and translates the reciprocating motion from the crank mechanism into incremental motion in one direction, advancing the conveyor a uniform distance with each drive stroke and then overrunning in the opposite direction on the return stroke.

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18 August 2014

Skeet Machine

Formsprag CSK Backstopping Clutch for Skeet Machine

A New England manufacturer of commercial skeet shooting equipment required an overrunning clutch solution for their line of clay pigeon throwing machines. The clutch is used as a backstop to prevent oscillation of the throwing arm after each stroke. Stieber CSK backstopping clutches were selected over a competitor’s clutch due to their reliability in this high-cycle application.

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