Application Profile

27 February 2023

Wooden Roller Coaster

Formsprag Model FSO-500 Overrunning Clutch World’s Longest Wooden Roller Coaster

An overrunning clutch was needed for use on the world’s longest wooden roller coaster located at a major amusement park in Ohio.

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14 November 2022

Flume Ride

Formsprag Model FSO-500 Overrunning Clutch for Water Plume Ride

A popular theme park located in Ohio needed a replacement overrunning clutch for use on one of its water plume rides

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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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