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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26 October 2017

TLB System

Turning, Locking and Braking (TLB) System From Twiflex Provides Single-Source Convenience

When a large ship is moored for an extended period of time, especially in a flow stream or current, its propulsion shaft needs to be set and locked to prevent undesired rotation. During regular maintenance the shaft needs to be locked in a fixed position, yet also able to be incrementally rotated in both directions to allow complete access by the ship’s engineers.

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17 November 2017

Pacific Marine Expo 2017 Booth

Altra Industrial Motion is attending Pacific Marine Expo right now!

Altra industrial Motion is attending Pacific Marine Expo RIGHT NOW in booth #448

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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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