UpComing Tradeshows

October 23-28, 2017
AIMMGM 2017
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

November 17-19, 2017
Pacific Marine Expo 2017
Seattle, WA

November 29 - December 02, 2017
International Workboat Show 2017
New Orleans, LA

Backstops and Holdbacks

17 April 2017

Mine Water Pumps

Formsprag Model SB Backstopping Clutches for Mine Water Pumps

A global manufacturer of pumping systems needed a reliable clutch solution for use on mine water pumps. The packaged system consisted of six electric motor driven pumps connected to a manifold to transport water at a copper mine.

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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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21 February 2016

2016 SME Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Exhibiting at 2016 SME Annual Conference & Expo

Altra Industrial Motion is exhibiting at the SME Annual Conference & Expo February 21-24 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

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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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21 January 2015

Corrugated Paperboard Machine

Formsprag Modified FSO Clutch for Corrugated Paperboard Machine

A global manufacturer of corrugated paperboard equipment was receiving requests from a number of their customers for reduced maintenance on their equipment. In response, the OEM began to review all components on their machines to determine ways of reducing maintenance requirements.

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