Application Profile

24 October 2022

river current turbine

Wichita Clutch HBS Brake for River Current Turbine

A marine renewable energy technology company, needed a heavy-duty brake for the latest version of its river power generation system.

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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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14 September 2017

US Mine Crusher

Wichita Clutch Standard Vent Clutch for Mine Crusher

A replacement clutch was needed for use on an older belt-driven crusher at a U.S. mine. The clutch is mounted directly to a 42" diameter, five-belt sheave positioned on the main crushing roller shaft.

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