Amerigear Gear Couplings
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).
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.
In 2008, construction of an auxiliary spillway began at the Folsom Dam near Sacramento, CA. This Joint Federal Project (JFP) is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with other Federal and state agencies. The new spillway will allow water to be released earlier and more safely from Folsom Lake during a high water event.