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April 08-14, 2019
BAUMA 2019
Munich, Germany

April 28 - May 01, 2019
CIM 2019
Monteral, QC, CA

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

Application Profile

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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28 August 2017

Dragline Motor Braking Systems

Formsprag Clutch LCB-200 Backstops for Dragline Ventilation Fans

A leading global fan OEM needed an economical backstop for cooling fans used on a mine dragline. Controlling the temperature inside draglines is a significant challenge. Operating in hot, arid conditions combined with the heat generated from up to 20 various electric drive motors can create dangerously high temperatures.

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22 June 2017

Mine Cone Crusher

Formsprag FSO Overrunning Clutch for Mine Cone Crusher

A mine equipment manufacturer required a reliable overrunning clutch for use on a cone crusher. Ore is crushed between an eccentrically rotating cone mantle and a concave bowl liner.

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