FSO Clutch

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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14 June 2021

Mt Washington Cog Railway

Mt. Washington Cog Railway Relies on Advanced Backstopping Clutch Technology from Formsprag

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. A directly measured surface wind speed of 231 mph is a Northern and Western Hemisphere record.

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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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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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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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UpComing Tradeshows

February 26 - March 01, 2023
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Denver, CO

March 06-09, 2023
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Atlanta, GA

November 30 - December 02, 2022
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New Orleans, LA