UpComing Tradeshows

October 01-01, 2021
International WorkBoat Show 2021
New Orleans, LA

December 13-16, 2021
Turbomachinery 2021

NEWSROOM

27 August 2021

MINExpo

We Are Excited to Announce That We Will Be Attending MINExpo International 2021

The well-recognized global brands of Altra Motion will be attending MineExpo International 2021, Find us at booth #3219.

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14 June 2021

Mt Washington Cog Railway

Mt. Washington Cog Railway Relies on Advanced Backstopping Clutch Technology from Formsprag

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. A directly measured surface wind speed of 231 mph is a Northern and Western Hemisphere record.

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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.

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08 April 2020

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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.

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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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