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February 25-28, 2018
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Denver, CO

February 26 - March 01, 2018
Heli-Expo 2018
Las Vegas, NV

April 23-27, 2018
Expomin 2018
Santiago, Chile

NEWSROOM

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 September 2017

Altra Webinar Series

Webinar Series: Factors to Consider When Selecting Backstopping Clutches

Join us Wednesday October 4th for an Altra Webinar Series - Factors to consider when selecting backstopping clutches.

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30 August 2017

Altra Webinar Series

Webinar Series Factors to Consider When Selecting Overrunning Clutches

Join us Wednesday September 6th for an Altra Webinar Series - Factors to consider when selecting overrunning clutches.

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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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