Metal Processing

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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19 June 2015

Speaker Grill Punch Press and HPI Clutch

Formsprag Model HPI Indexing Clutch for Speaker Grill Punch Press Feed Drive

A manufacturer of automotive speaker grills needed a longer lasting replacement clutch solution for use on the feed drives of their punch presses that operate at 1,400 strokes/min. The machine’s original clutches were wearing out prematurely causing frequent periods of production downtime.

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30 April 2015

Punch Press Feeder Drive

Formsprag Model FSR Backstopping Clutch for Punch Press Feed Drive

A Formsprag sleeve-bearing FSR clutch was selected by a leading press OEM for retrofitting onto an older stamping machine. The machine’s original clutch had begun to show signs of wear after several years of service. The FSR is used as a backstopping clutch on the press feed drive.

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13 October 2014

Steel Mill Conveyor

Formsprag Model HSB Backstopping Clutch for Steel Mill Conveyor

A major steel producer needed a backstopping clutch for use on an inclined conveyor that feeds coal into a coke oven at one of their Midwestern mills.

A Formsprag Model HSB 700 clutch, with a torque capacity of 5,000 lb.ft. (6800 Nm), was selected to meet the requirements of this application.

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