UpComing Tradeshows

November 17-19, 2017
Pacific Marine Expo 2017
Seattle, WA

November 29 - December 02, 2017
International Workboat Show 2017
New Orleans, LA

December 05-07, 2017
Power-Gen International 2017
Las Vegas, NV

Amerigear Gear Couplings

14 August 2017

European Steel Rod Mill

Ameridrives Modified Amerigear Couplings for European Steel Rod Mill

A steel mill in the Midwestern U.S. needed replacement gear couplings for its rod mill. The mill was built in Europe and utilizes more than 50 couplings that have non-standard bolt circle diameters (BCDs).

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23 March 2017

Printing Press

Ameridrives Custom Amerigear Couplings for Printing Press

A leading global commercial printing equipment manufacturer needed a replacement coupling solution for a line of its printing presses. The original disc type couplings, installed on the web press drive cylinders, lacked the required torsional stiffness, causing the rollers to slip, which led to increased amounts of defective printed materials (spoilage).

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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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15 September 2014

Folsom Lake Spillway Flood Gates

Custom Reducer and Gear Couplings for Folsom Lake Spillway Flood Gates

In 2008, construction of an auxiliary spillway began at the Folsom Dam near Sacramento, CA. This Joint Federal Project (JFP) is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with other Federal and state agencies. The new spillway will allow water to be released earlier and more safely from Folsom Lake during a high water event.

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