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Application Profile

18 May 2017

Cement Plant Quarry Conveyor

Wichita AirMaKKs Brake for Cement Plant Quarry Conveyor

Wichita Clutch provided an AirMaKKs brake for use on a conveyor that transports crushed limestone at a cement plant in Columbia, South America. The 150m long decline belt conveyor moves 879 metric tons/hour at 1.5 m/sec.

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20 October 2016

Wichita Clutch Replacement Friction Discs

Genuine Wichita Replacement Friction Discs for Brake Press

A metal fabricator located in the UK recently installed non-Wichita Clutch replacement friction discs in a 24-inch Wichita spring set brake used on one of its large brake presses.

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22 September 2016

Replacement Hub for Hydraulic Shear

Genuine Wichita Replacement Hub for Hydraulic Shear

A major metalworking shop in the UK was convinced to purchase a non-Wichita Clutch replacement steel hub for an 18-inch Wichita spring set brake on one of its main hydraulic shears.

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09 March 2015

Drilling Rig Drawworks Topdrive

Wichita Clutch 118VM Plate Brake for Drilling Rig Topdrive

A leading global manufacturer of drilling rigs and oilfield equipment required a topdrive braking solution for a new 750-ton land-based rig. The brake provides dynamic emergency stopping and static holding of the topdrive during drilling operations. The brake needed to be ATEX-certified and had to accommodate high disengaged running speeds while providing a high torque capacity in a compact space envelope.

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09 February 2015

Sugar Processing Conveyor

Wichita & Ameridrives Fluid & Gear Couplings for Sugar Processing Conveyor

A Louisiana sugar refinery needed to install a new intermediate inclined conveyor to provide an infeed flow of sugar into the initial affination (cleaning/purifying) process. The facility’s team wanted to design a conveyor system that used less energy and created less wear on mechanical components (shafts, keyways, belt stretch) than their existing conveyors.

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