UpComing Tradeshows

August 22-25, 2017
Fenasucro 2017
Sertãozinho,São Paulo- Brazil

August 29-30, 2017
AIMEX 2017
Sydney, Australia

September 11-15, 2017
DRINKTEC 2017
Messe Munchen, Germany

Bridge & Dam

10 August 2017

South Bristol Main Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gearbox for Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

A new bridge that spans “The Gut” channel in South Bristol, Maine was recently opened to vehicle and boat traffic. The original, historic 82-year-old swing bridge had reached the end of its useful life as it occasionally got stuck in the open or closed position.

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08 June 2017

Bay Bridge Maintenance Travelers

Twiflex MXS Caliper Brakes for Bay Bridge Maintenance Travelers

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is comprised of two equal length sections that carry about 240,000 vehicles per day. After more than 10 years of construction, the new 2,047 ft. long East Span of the bridge opened to traffic in 2013.

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05 July 2016

Single-Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge Fort St Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Speed Reducers for Single-Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge

Originally built in 1922, the Fort Street fixed-trunnion bascule bridge in Detroit, Michigan allows large cargo ships to travel the Rouge River while transporting material to the nearby Ford Motor plant. The double-leaf bascule design utilized below-deck counterweights to raise and lower the two roadway leaf/sections.

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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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14 May 2015

Wyangala Dam Spillway Gates

Twiflex VHM/2 Caliper Brakes for Wyangala Dam Spillway Gates

The Wyangala Dam, located on the Lachlan River near Cowra, Australia, recently underwent a major upgrade. A significant portion of the project included improvements to the dam’s spillway gate braking system.

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