UpComing Tradeshows

October 23-28, 2017
AIMMGM 2017
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

October 24-26, 2017
OTC Brazil 2017
Rio de Janairo, Brazil

October 24-26, 2017
Engine Test Expo 2017
Novi, MI

March - 2017

31 March 2017

Altra Webinar Series

Altra Webinar Series - High Capacity Gearboxes and Overrunning Clutches: To Rebuild or Replace

For many large scale production processes an important decision can be whether to rebuild or replace a key component. This webinar will review factors to consider when faced with this decision on a high value gearboxes and overrunning clutch components.

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30 March 2017

Power Review 2017 Q1

The first edition of the 2017 Power Review is now available.

This first quarter cover story introduces the NEW Altra brand websites, eCatalogs and Product Selection Tools. From the homepage of each brand, site visitors can explore these resources and visit key market portals to find solutions for their specific needs.

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27 March 2017

Military Law Enforcement Robots

Boston Gear Spiral Bevel Gear Sets for Military/Law Enforcement Robots

A leading North American robot manufacturer needed replacement gear sets for use in one of its popular robot models. The tracked vehicles are utilized by military and law enforcement personnel for explosive device disposal, reconnaissance, communications and other tactical operations.

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23 March 2017

Printing Press

Ameridrives Custom Amerigear Couplings for Printing Press

A leading global commercial printing equipment manufacturer needed a replacement coupling solution for a line of its printing presses. The original disc type couplings, installed on the web press drive cylinders, lacked the required torsional stiffness, causing the rollers to slip, which led to increased amounts of defective printed materials (spoilage).

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20 March 2017

Mine Ventilation Fan

Formsprag LCB-200 Backstop for Mine Ventilation Fan

A major industrial fan manufacturer required a cost-effective backstop for a vertical ventilation fan used at an underground mine. The backstop is installed to prevent windmilling (rotation in the wrong direction) due to air flow from the environment while the fan is turned off.

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