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12 December 2019

Coupling Connections

Using Couplings to Reduce Downtime

Downtime, downtime, downtime. When it’s planned, it’s bearable. When it’s not, it’s not.
To maintain machinery, planned downtime is necessary. To fix broken equipment, unplanned downtime is excruciating, especially when your factory is running closer and closer to full capacity.

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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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