Category: Retrofit

There are many methods to mount a Clutch/Brake hub to the shaft of a Stamping Press or other heavy machinery. Torque Inc will help you pick the best type of connection for your application.  The following is a summary of the benefits and limitations of the various methods: Key with clearance Using a clearance fit between the hub and the shaft while and hand fitting…

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Most industrial Air Clutch/Brake applications have Quick Release Valves (QRV or Quick Exhaust) engineered into the air system to provide rapid exhaust of the air pressure by providing a large exhaust port right at the clutch or brake.  Air systems with properly engineered, installed and maintained QRV’s,  offer significantly improved operation of clutches and brakes in high cycle applications (single stroke operation of a press)….

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TORQUE TIPS – CLUTCH/BRAKE UPGRADING REASON TO UPGRADE * SERVICEABILITY: Obsolete Clutch/Brake Costly Parts Parts Unavailable Difficult to Service Clutch/Brake Clutch/Brake Requires Frequent Maintenance * FASTER STOP TIME: Shorter Safety Distance Better Fault Protection * CHANGES IN OPERATION: Increased Tonnage Increased Single Stroke Operation Increased Continuous SPM Operation For whatever issue your current Clutch/Brake limits your production, your Torque Inc. Application Engineer has the application…

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Wichita Clutch retrofitted on National Machine Blot Maker/Cold Header, replacing OEM Clutch with North East Ohio Rebuilder.  Benefits of the Retrofit include: Airtube has longer Service Life than Piston Packing. Standard Clutch Design, backed by extensive Torque Inc Inventory. Clutch Hub splines with increased Pitch Diameter and Contact Area for longer life under shock loads of these machines. Clutch Hub is attached to shaft with…

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