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Experience the Thrills of Amusement Ride Technology with Formsprag Clutch at IAAPA 2023

Regal Rexnord, a global leader in custom engineered power transmission solutions, is thrilled to participate in the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions annual convention in Orlando, Florida!

The largest tradeshow for the amusement ride and theme park industry, IAAPA gives our brands a unique opportunity to speak directly with OEMs, distributors, and end-users in this exciting market. Led by Booth Captain Eric Groves of Formsprag Clutch, our IAAPA team has decades of experience engineering Powertrain Solutions for theme park owners and operators.

This year we are showcasing our comprehensive range of power transmission technologies for this market. If you’re at IAAPA Nov. 14-17, be sure to visit us at Booth 4511!

Overrunning Clutches for the Amusement Ride Powertrain

Formsprag Clutch® FSO overrunning clutches and LLH holdback clutches are popular among ride manufacturers. In fact, the Model FSO-500 clutch is utilized on the world’s longest wooden roller coaster at a theme park in Ohio.

The four-minute ride reaches speeds of 65 mph with a 137 ft. vertical drop. Mounted to the drive tire brake system, the FSO-500 clutch stops unwanted backward movement of the train cars.

Read about another FSO-500 clutch on a water plum ride.

Reliable Powertrain Solutions for Amusement Rides and other Theme Park applications

The brands of Regal Rexnord provide state-of-the-art standard and custom-designed brakes, bearings, gearboxes, precision motors, roller chain, and clutches for Ferris wheels, water/boat rides, lift rides, roller coasters, video games, ticket taping, and more. We work with distributors, OEMs, and end-users to tackle design challenges, retrofits, rebuilds and repairs, and routine maintenance.

Regal Rexnord Powertrain Solutions is uniquely positioned to provide ride OEMs with exceptional drivetrain value, ensuring optimized performance and cost and time savings through single-source convenience. Our rugged and reliable Powertrain Solutions keep amusement rides moving ... in turn, keeping parkgoers happy!

Visit our booth this week to talk with our engineering experts. To learn more about our caliper brakes, contact Formsprag Clutch today.

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