2012

20 September 2012

Vessel Winches

Wichita Clutch Kopper Kool Clutches For Anchor Handling Vessel Winches

Kopper Kool water-cooled, hydraulically-actuated clutches were supplied by Wichita Clutch for use on a large load winch drive system aboard an anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel.

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25 May 2012

Diving Support Vessel

Wichita Clutch AquaMaKKs LI-SSB Brake for Diving Support Vessels

Wichita Clutch has supplied AquaMaKKs low-inertia, spring-set brakes (LI-SSB) for use on diving support vessel (DSV) mooring winches. The DSV is used for inspection, maintenance and repair of offshore oil and gas pipelines and platforms.

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24 April 2012

AquaMakks Dual Actuator Brakes

Wichita Clutch AquaMakks Dual-Actuator Brakes Offer Economical Two-for-One Simplicity

In spite of its demand as a global commodity, the price of oil can be wildly unpredictable. A jumble of geopolitical forces, environmental factors and seasonally fluctuating demand combine to make oil’s future prices anything but certain. But the cost of drilling for that oil – that’s a different story.

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08 February 2012

Horizontal Axis Tidal Turbine

Wichita Custom HBS42-14 Wet Brake For Horizontal Axis Tidal Turbine

Wichita HBS42-14 Wet Brakes are utilized on the world’s largest tidal turbines designed for open ocean deployment, one of the harshest environments on the planet. Each turbine stands 75 ft. tall and features a unique twin rotor set (59 ft. diameter) to harness ebb and flow tides while generating 1 MW of power. The turbines are fully submersed and positioned on the seabed.

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