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AquaMakks Water Cooled Clutches & Brakes

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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11 December 2014

Drilling Platform

Keeping their cool - Marine clutches and brakes

The marine environment is extremely harsh and delivering equipment capable of performing reliably and efficiently requires expert design engineers combined with advanced materials technology. Neil Wright, Managing Director of Wichita Clutch, assesses the requirements of modern marine clutches and brakes, which play such a crucial role in a variety of applications.

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09 May 2014

Offshore Platform Cable Reels

Wichita Clutch AquaMaKKs Water Cooled Brakes for Oil Platform Mooring Winches

Wichita Clutch shipped its first AquaMaKKs brakes with composite water jackets in late 2008 and early 2009 to provide heavy-duty tension control on new mooring winches being installed on retrofitted offshore oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

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