UpComing Tradeshows

February 25-28, 2018
SME 2018
Denver, CO

February 26 - March 01, 2018
Heli-Expo 2018
Las Vegas, NV

April 23-27, 2018
Expomin 2018
Santiago, Chile

2015

04 September 2015

Ski Lifts with People

Formsprag Model FSO Overrunning Clutches for Ski Lifts

A major Colorado ski resort required reliable overrunning clutches for use on their chair lifts. The resort has more than 20 ski lifts with a combined lift capacity of more than 30,000 riders per hour. The lifts feature a wide range of vertical rises up to 1,700 ft. (518 m) and ride times of up to 11 minutes.

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03 August 2015

Formsprag Clutch Model FL Clutch in Artillery Gun

Formsprag Model FL Bi-Directional Backstopping Clutch for Artillery Gun

Formsprag Clutch was selected to provide a clutch solution for use on the U.S. Army towed howitzer artillery piece. Operated by a 5-man crew, the gun utilizes a digital fire control system that provides navigation, pointing and self-location. The gun can
accurately fire a 155mm GPS-guided munition at a range of up to 25 miles (40 km).

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16 July 2015

Rollercoaster

Formsprag Model FSO Overrunning Clutch for Roller Coaster

A large, Midwestern theme park needed a replacement overrunning clutch for use on one of their most popular inverted roller coasters. The ride begins with a lift hill that ascends 137 ft. (42 m). Trains are pulled up by a 9,000 lb. chain lift before moving through various climbs, dives and corkscrews while reaching a maximum speed of 57 mph (92 km/h).

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19 June 2015

Speaker Grill Punch Press and HPI Clutch

Formsprag Model HPI Indexing Clutch for Speaker Grill Punch Press Feed Drive

A manufacturer of automotive speaker grills needed a longer lasting replacement clutch solution for use on the feed drives of their punch presses that operate at 1,400 strokes/min. The machine’s original clutches were wearing out prematurely causing frequent periods of production downtime.

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04 June 2015

Paris Air Show Product Group

Altra Industrial Motion bringing latest innovations to Paris Air Show

This year’s Paris Air show will see many highlights and innovations designed to improve the performance and reliability of the aerospace industry. The companies of Altra Industrial Motion will be exhibiting a range of products that demonstrate the expertise and precision available from the industry leading brands for electro-mechanical power transmission products.

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