Application Profiles

27 January 2017

Coast Guard Boat

Formsprag Modified GFR Clutch for Coast Guard Response Boat

Formsprag Clutch was selected to provide an overrunning clutch solution for use on the U.S. Coast Guard’s RBM patrol boat fleet. The 45-foot boats perform a variety of missions including search and rescue, marine environmental protection, law enforcement, and coastal security.

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13 July 2017

Ice Breaker Propulsion Shaft

Twiflex TLB-180 Turning, Locking & Braking System for Ice Breaker Propulsion Shaft

Tags: Marine  TLB System 

A leading global marine propulsion system OEM required a unique drive shaft turning, locking and braking solution for use on a next-generation ice-breaking vessel. Controlled locally or from the bridge, the equipment fitted to each of the three propeller drives rotates and holds the propulsion shaft during maintenance.

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24 March 2016

Dam Ship Lift

Svendborg BSFI Braking Systems with SOBO® for Dam Ship Lift

A reliable braking solution was required for a ship lift constructed at the Three Gorges Dam that spans the busy Yangtze River near Sandouping, China. The dam is the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity (20,300 MW). The ship lift shortens the time taken for vessels to pass the dam from three hours to one (actual lifting time is 21 minutes).

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04 April 2016

FPSO Vessel Pump

Bibby Turboflex HF Series Disc Coupling for FPSO Vessel Pump

A leading industrial pump manufacturer needed high-performance couplings for a topside sea water injection pump package used on-board a floating production, storage and off-loading (FPSO) ship. The massive oil and gas refining vessel, with a 2M barrel capacity, is positioned over the Egina deepwater oilfield, 150 Km off the shore of Nigeria.

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06 June 2016

Gear Inspection Stand

Bauer Custom Geared Motor Drive Assembly for Gear Inspection Stand

A leading global aerospace and defense OEM required a unique gear drive solution for use on a large gear inspection stand located in a clean room chamber. The 11 ft. diameter gears are used in state-of-the-art hybrid propulsion drives installed on US Navy warships.

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