September 18-21, 2017
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais – Brazil
October 23-28, 2017
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
A major industrial fan manufacturer required a cost-effective backstop for a vertical ventilation fan used at an underground mine. The backstop is installed to prevent windmilling (rotation in the wrong direction) due to air flow from the environment while the fan is turned off.
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.
Formsprag Clutch provided a clutch solution for use on the U.S. Navy’s next generation multi-mission aircraft. The modified cargo plane is designed for antisubmarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and electronic intelligence/surveillance duties.
Formsprag Clutch was selected to provide an overrunning clutch solution for use on the U.S. Coast Guard’s RBM patrol boat fleet. The 45-foot boats perform a variety of missions including search and rescue, marine environmental protection, law enforcement, and coastal security.
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.