Application Profiles

05 February 2015

Boom Lifts

Guardian Engine Housings & Guardex FBA Couplings for Boom Lifts

A major scissor and boom lift OEM was experiencing hydraulic pump failures on their articulated boom lifts in the field. It was determined that the failures were the result of engine vibration transmitted to the pump through an aluminum pump mount engine housing that mates the engine to the pump.

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16 March 2015

Material Handling Crane and Manipulator Arm

Warner ERC100 Brake & CBCx Switch for Material Handling Crane/Manipulator Arm

A major material handling manipulator and crane OEM was looking for an “all-electric” brake solution for their multiple swivel arm product used worldwide on automotive and industrial assembly lines.

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21 September 2015

Bauer BK17 for Wind Turbine Elevator

Bauer Modified BK17 Series Gear Motor for Wind Turbine Elevator Drive

A leading manufacturer of commercial rope hoists recently selected Bauer geared motors for use in their new wind turbine elevator hoist system. The compact hoist fits within the tight confines of wind turbine towers and allows maintenance personnel, tools and materials to be safely transported up to the base of the turbine nacelle positioned at the top of the tower.

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23 November 2015

Nuclear Waste Handling Crane

Bibby Series II Gear Coupling for Nuclear Waste Handling Crane

A reliable coupling solution was needed for a crane used at a European nuclear waste reprocessing plant. The nuclear waste is transported around the facility in large, self-contained and shielded packages (flasks). A special overhead crane is used to raise and lower the heavy flasks at various reprocessing stations throughout the plant.

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05 May 2014

Steel Mill Overhead Crane

Bauer BK Series Geared Motors for Steel Mill Overhead Crane

Kranbau Köthen, a major European overhead crane OEM, needed a series of drives for a new crane being built for use in a scrap yard at a global steel producer’s mill in Luxembourg. The crane’s high speed and heavy loads required a high service factor for a reliable and sustainable drive solution.

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