Application Profile

03 November 2021

Naval Propulsion Auxiliary Drives

Ameridrives Custom Ameriflex and Amerigear Couplings for Naval Propulsion & Auxiliary Drives

Ameridrives Couplings was selected to provide a variety of custom coupling solutions for use aboard the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers.

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30 March 2021

autoshredder south carolina

Service Profile: Ameridrives Model U3440 U Joint Repair on Auto Shredder

A large metal recycling facility in South Carolina needed an Ameridrives U3440 U-Joint repaired quickly on its 5000 HP auto shredder. A piece of unshreddable material hit the machine’s rotating hammer, causing the U-joint’s bearing cap to fail.

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13 July 2020

steel plate mill levelers

Ameridrives Custom U-Joints for Steel Plate Mill Leveler

A large steel producer was experiencing failures of the U-joints on a plate mill leveler at their Indiana plant. The mill produces 160 in. wide plates that are then cut-to-length. The 350 mm U-Joints drive a series of 6 upper and 7 lower rollers that level 2 in. to 6 in. thick steel plates as they pass through.

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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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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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