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

September 10-12, 2019
Turbomachinery 2019
Houston, TX

November 18 - August 20, 2019
Pacific Marine Expo 2019
Seattle, WA

Application Profile

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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04 February 2019

Steel Mill Slitting

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutch for Steel Mill Slitting Line

A replacement clutch solution was needed at a steel processing facility that was experiencing slipping in the threading drive on its slitting line.

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25 September 2017

Rope Shovel Ventilation Fan

Formsprag Clutch Model FSO Backstopping Clutches for Rope Shovel Ventilation Fans

A major manufacturer of fans and blowers needed a high-torque clutch solution for installation on mine shovel ventilation fans. The fans are used to control the temperature inside the shovel’s diesel engine compartment.

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