Industrial Clutch LK Inspection Checklist

To assist customers inspect and assess the condition of Industrial Clutch “LK” clutches, Torque Inc has developed the “LK-Inspection-Checklist“.  Click on the link to access this helpful aid to ensure all critical parts are inspected during clutch maintenance or repair. If you have additional questions, contact your local Sales Engineer of our Parts Hot line Read More …

Press Clutch/Brake Hub Mounting Options

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 Read More …

Wichita ATD 218 LIHTC on conveyor drive, used as Torque Limiter

Torque Inc Application Engineer Steve Park selected a Wichita Clutch ATD 224 LIHTC (Low Inertia High Torque Clutch) for a custom designed conveyor drive system to provide protection for the drive train elements by functioning as a Torque Limiter. By regulating the air pressure applied to the Wichita Clutch, the end user can accurately adjust Read More …

Wichita Clutch ATD 236 LIC test on Quill Shaft Gear Box

Testing of rebuilt pendulum shear gear box by Horsburgh & Scott Rebuild Center.  Video shows Wichita Clutch ATD 236 LIC mounted to Flywheel on intermediate gear Quill Shaft.  Wichita ATD 260 LIB mounted on output shaft on back of gear box. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7B3NNB7hgw