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March 17-20, 2019
Western Turbine Users, Inc. 2019
Las Vegas, NV

March 27-29, 2019
CIPPE 2019
Beijing, China

April 06-11, 2019
ISRI 2019
Las Vegas, NV

NEWSROOM

27 June 2019

High Torque Gear Coupling Steel Mill Roughing Stand

Case Study: High Torque Gear Coupling for Steel Mill Roughing Stand

A major steel manufacturer needed a large replacement gear coupling as part of an upgrade for a roughing stand drive at one of its U.S. mills. Positioned on the low-speed, high-torque shaft between the gearbox and pinion drive, the gear coupling rotates at approximately 10 RPM.

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21 January 2019

Mine Rope Shovel

Ameridrives SF Type Gear Spindles for Mine Rope Shovels

A global mine rope shovel manufacturer required a robust replacement coupling solution that could accommodate a high degree of misalignment due to the deflection that occurs as the massive machines twist and flex during loading, unloading and rotating.

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19 December 2018

Altra Renewables

Altra's Aftermarket Expertise Gives New Life to Aging Wind Turbines

Many of the wind turbine generators (WTGs) installed across Europe as a result of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC are beginning to run out of maintenance warranty. This deadline doesn’t have to be a burden on WTG operators: it can turn into an opportunity to increase wind turbines’ service lives and improve performances, further reducing their carbon footprint.

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03 December 2018

hydraulic fracturing pumps

Ameridrives J-Series Driveshafts for Hydraulic Fracturing Pumps

A leading global manufacturer of pressure pumping equipment for oil and gas applications needed a replacement heavy-duty driveshaft for its 2500 HP diesel-powered frac pump unit.

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17 September 2018

Coupling Payload Group

Couplings: Designed to Carry the Pay(load)

Couplings. There certainly is no shortage of couplings — or things to couple them with. There also seems to be no lack of applications for them. You say you need to reduce the transmission of shock loads from one shaft to another? That’s a classic application for shaft couplings; but really, couplings are application-intensive. They’re everywhere.

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