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NEWSROOM

29 April 2019

Sinter Metallic Friction Clutch

New high energy clutch ideal for dredging applications

Few applications offer the challenges that are faced by the pump drivetrain on a dredging vessel. Massive power requirements, huge inertial loads and the ever-present risk of a blockage; all of these factors have to be managed by the clutch assembly, which has recently had a technological boost, thanks to Wichita Clutch.

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08 April 2019

Mobile Wood Chipper

Wichita Power Take-Off Clutch for Mobile Wood Chipper

A leading Australian manufacturer of melamine panels and components needed a replacement power take-off (PTO) clutch for one of its large mobile wood chippers.

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07 March 2019

Fertilizer Plant Ball Mills

Wichita GMC Grinding Mill Clutches for Fertilizer Plant Ball Mills

One of China’s largest chemical/fertilizer producers was experiencing unusually high failure rates of the clutches installed on three ball mills at its processing facility. The clutch’s friction discs needed to be replaced every six months which was a very costly and labor intensive problem.

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18 February 2019

Offshore Platform King Post Cranes

Wichita Clutch Spring-Set Brakes for Offshore Platform King Post Cranes

A major global manufacturer of oil and gas drilling rigs and equipment required a winch braking solution for its king post cranes with lifting capacities up to 2,720 metric tons. The space-saving heavy-lift cranes are used to transfer equipment from support vessel decks to the platform deck.

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05 September 2018

Offshore Oil and Gas Platform

How to Choose the Right Drivetrain for Your Offshore Oil & Gas Platform

Offshore exploration and production (E&P) platforms are continuously exposed to harsh environmental conditions. Therefore, the power transmission products installed to carry out day-to-day functions need to provide extraordinary performance, durability and reliability.

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