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Altra Industrial Motion

HDCB Europe
Twiflex Ltd
104 The Green
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0208 894 1161
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Article archive for Altra Industrial Motion;

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    Altra virtual exhibition stand takes power transmission online(11/03/2021)

    For those looking to experience the latest advancements in power transmission, motion control and engine braking solutions, Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has launched its new virtual exhibition stand.

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    Altra Motion forms strategic partnership with MTEK Industry AB(25/01/2021)

    Altra Motion, a global designer and manufacturer of motion control and power transmission solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with factory intelligence and software specialist, MTEK.

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    Design engineers turn to Huco Direct for rapid delivery(02/07/2019)

    In the competitive world of product design it is often the case that the early bird catches the worm. In other words, if you launch your latest product before your competitor you have a far higher chance of recouping your R&D costs and taking the market lead. To achieve this, engineers are put under immense pressure to deliver prototypes on extremely short lead times – meaning they need to be able to trust their supplier.

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    Barriers to tidal energy are not necessarily mechanical(01/09/2014)

    Investment tidal power - one of the most reliable and predictable of renewable energy sources - continues despite some notable setbacks. Anthony George looks at the viability of tidal power generation schemes.

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    Disc couplings make the world go round(21/11/2012)

    As with most of the components that keep high power industrial transmissions running smoothly and efficiently, most of us probably don’t notice the spinning cylinder mounted between the torque supply and the driven device.

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    Altra selects new head for European operations(20/07/2012)

    David Lockett has been appointed managing director of Bibby Turboflex and Huco, two brands in the Altra Industrial Motion portfolio.

  • Seawater-cooled clutches and brakes(27/06/2011)

    A composite water jacket has been developed that enables seawater to be used directly to cool clutches and tensioning brakes deployed in offshore duties, without fear of corrosion damage

  • Altra connects for the nuclear age(11/04/2011)

    There seems to have been a turnaround in government attitudes towards nuclear power generation as global warming and energy insecurity become agenda-leading issues. Extensive new nuclear build is apparently inevitable and a lot of companies are gearing up for the supply bonanza that must surely come as a result. We turn our attention to the power transmission end of things and, in particular, to the offerings of a major supplier to this sector

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    Braking the world’s largest ball mills(03/06/2009)

    Twiflex modular brakes are providing up to 35 MNm of total braking torque on two 8-metre ball mills, which are part of South Africa's - and probably the world's - biggest platinum concentrator, at Anglo Platinum's Mogalakwena (previously PPRust) mine near Mokopane. The new concentrator ex-pands milling capacity by 600,000 tons per month, producing an additional 230,000 ounces of platinum per annum and bringing total platinum production at the mine to 430, 000 ounces per year.

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