UpComing Tradeshows

September 09-11, 2019
Exposibram 2019
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

September 10-12, 2019
Turbomachinery 2019
Houston, TX

November 19-21, 2019
Power-Gen 2019
New Orleans, LA

NEWSROOM

19 September 2019

Wastewater Plant

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutches for Wastewater Plant

A global pump OEM contacted various backstopping clutch suppliers as they were experiencing problems with pumps at a wastewater facility in Madagascar. The pumps, on a common manifold, were rotating backward when their respective drive motors were not powered up.

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30 August 2019

Carbon Pellet Oven

Formsparg FSO Overrunning Clutch & TB Wood's Dura-Flex Coupling for Carbon Pellet Oven

A U.S. manufacturer of advanced carbon products needed a replacement overrunning clutch solution for the auxiliary drive on its carbon pellet oven. A clutch coupling is used to disengage the machine’s low speed auxiliary drive from the higher speed main drive.

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25 July 2019

Power Plant Coal Conveyor FDB Clutch

Formsprag Model FDB600 Clutch Coupling for Power Plant Coal Conveyor

A large coal-fired power plant in Colorado needed a replacement clutch solution for a creep drive on an incline conveyor that moves coal onto stockpiles.

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20 May 2019

Gas Turbines

Formsprag Starter Clutches for Gas Turbines

A leading gas turbine system OEM needed a reliable clutch solution for use on an electric starting system. The system utilizes an electric motor combined with an overrunning clutch.

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04 March 2019

steel slab mill

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutches for Steel Slab Mill

A steel slab mill utilized three cooling water pumps connected to a common manifold. Each vertically-mounted pump was driven by a 1,750 HP electric motor operating at 890 RPM. The mill was experiencing short operating life from the overrunning clutches mounted on the top end of all three electric motors.

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