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Application Profile

23 March 2017

Printing Press

Ameridrives Custom Amerigear Couplings for Printing Press

A leading global commercial printing equipment manufacturer needed a replacement coupling solution for a line of its printing presses. The original disc type couplings, installed on the web press drive cylinders, lacked the required torsional stiffness, causing the rollers to slip, which led to increased amounts of defective printed materials (spoilage).

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01 February 2016

Polymer Resin

Ameridrives Custom Ameriflex® Couplings for Polymer Resin Pumps

A major global petrochemical company experienced a coupling failure on a polymer pump in one of its larger resin processing facilities. The coupling problem caused expensive, time-consuming production line shutdowns.

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13 April 2015

Coal Fired Power Plant

Ameridrives Ameriflex® Disconnect Coupling for Power Plant

A new engineered coupling solution was needed at the first coal-fired power plant in the U.S. that utilizes ultrasupercritical boiler technology, where water moves directly from a liquid to superheated steam. As a result of the process, the new plant is much more efficient with reduced carbon dioxide emissions.

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09 February 2015

Sugar Processing Conveyor

Wichita & Ameridrives Fluid & Gear Couplings for Sugar Processing Conveyor

A Louisiana sugar refinery needed to install a new intermediate inclined conveyor to provide an infeed flow of sugar into the initial affination (cleaning/purifying) process. The facility’s team wanted to design a conveyor system that used less energy and created less wear on mechanical components (shafts, keyways, belt stretch) than their existing conveyors.

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27 October 2014

Screw Compressor with Torsiflex Coupling

Torsiflex Couplings with Torsi-Lock for Screw Compressor

A series of special couplings were required by a major reciprocating and screw compressor OEM that designs packages for natural gas downstream, midstream and upstream processing. The couplings were needed for large, motor-driven screw compressors (2,675 kW @ 1,493 RPM) being built for use in a gas field in Australia.

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