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

Aerospace and Defense

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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13 February 2017

Formsprag Custom Sprag Retainer Assembly for Multi-Mission Aircraft

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.

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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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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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18 May 2015

Navy Destroyer Lifeboat Davits

Formsprag Model FL Bi-Directional Backstopping Clutch for Navy Destroyer Lifeboat Davits

A new clutch solution was needed for use on the lifeboat davits aboard U.S. navy destroyers. The clutches are used on the davit winch drives to provide an optional manual drive to the normal powered drive system which smoothly raises and lowers the lifeboats.

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