UpComing Tradeshows

January 27-30, 2020
HELI-EXPO 2020
Anaheim, CA

April 20-24, 2020
EXPOMIN 2020 - POSTPONED - New Date TBA
Santiago, Chile

May 03-06, 2020
CIM 2020 CANCELLED
Vancouver, Canada

NEWSROOM

29 March 2021

Cog Railway Coaches

Formsprag FSO Backstopping Clutches for Cog Railway Coaches

The famous Mount Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire has been transporting visitors to the highest peak in the Northeastern US since 1869. At the summit, 6,288 ft. above sea level, the mountain experiences some of the most extreme weather conditions in the world with wind chill temperatures down to -102ºF.

Read More

08 April 2020

Covid-19 Video Image

Altra's Global Covid-19 Response

Altra’s businesses are providing essential products and technology being used on the front lines of the COVID-19 war. Altra has received many letters from our customers asking for our help and our brands have responded.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More