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February 24-27, 2019
SME 2019
Denver, CO

March 27-29, 2019
CIPPE 2019
Beijing, China

April 06-11, 2019
ISRI 2019
Las Vegas, NV

NEWSROOM

19 December 2018

Altra Renewables

Altra's Aftermarket Expertise Gives New Life to Aging Wind Turbines

Many of the wind turbine generators (WTGs) installed across Europe as a result of the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC are beginning to run out of maintenance warranty. This deadline doesn’t have to be a burden on WTG operators: it can turn into an opportunity to increase wind turbines’ service lives and improve performances, further reducing their carbon footprint.

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15 November 2018

Mine Escape Hoist

VKSD Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Mine Escape Hoist

A major mine hoist OEM needed a custom braking solution for an emergency escape hoist positioned in a mine ventilation shaft. In an emergency, when the mine’s large primary hoist is not accessible, the escape hoist can be utilized to transport workers to the surface quickly.

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15 October 2018

Limestone Quarry Dragline

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Limestone Quarry Dragline

The operator of a limestone quarry in Florida needed to replace the braking systems on its massive dragline. After years of almost continual service, the original brakes had reached the end of their useful life. The dragline uses various numbers of brakes for the different drive systems that control the machine’s hoist, drag, swing and walking motions.

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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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13 August 2018

Altra Industrial Motion brands present cutting-edge drivetrain solutions for marine applications at SMM 2018

The Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology (SMM) trade fair is the world’s leading event for the maritime industry. The 2018 edition will take place from 4th-7th September at Hamburg Messe. At the fair, Twiflex, Wichita Clutch, Stromag and Bibby Turboflex will demonstrate how the combined power transmission expertise of Altra Industrial Motion Corporation can help the marine, offshore and shipping industries with state-of-the-art power transmission solutions.

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