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Application Profile

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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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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24 June 2019

Mobile Plant Assembly

Formsprag Model SB Backstopping Clutch for Auto Plant Water Pump

A large auto manufacturer was experiencing problems with the check valves on an electric motor driven packaged water pump arrangement at one of its Midwestern assembly plants. When the valves did not work properly, water backflow would drive the pumps impeller and motor in the wrong direction, causing powertrain damage when the pumps were re-started.

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