Application Profile

17 October 2022

Amusement Park Water Ride

Formsprag Model FSO-900 Overrunning Clutch and Amusement Park Water Ride

A popular Orlando Florida theme park needed a replacement overrunning clutch for use on one of its rides.

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20 June 2022

International Space Station Telescope

Formsprag Custom EBR Brake for International Space Station Telescope

A reliable braking solution was required for the new Coronal Diagnostic Experiment (CODEX) telescope installed on the International Space Station (ISS). The solar coronagraph telescope will measure electron density, velocity and temperature of the solar wind.

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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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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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