UpComing Tradeshows

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

FSO Clutch

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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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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22 May 2017

Mine Process Blower

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutch for Mine Process Blower

A leading industrial fan OEM needed a backstopping clutch for a process blower at a copper mine. The large squirrel cage fan is used to exhaust heat generated inside the processing plant at the mine. The backstopping clutch prevents windmilling or reverse rotation when the fan is turned off.

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