The Ins and Outs of the Industrial Clutch Combination QRV/Rotary Union

The Industrial Clutch combination Rotary Seal & QRV (Quick Release/Exhaust Valve) offers the ability to tune the clutch engagement to meet each presses unique requirements. The Industrial Rotary Seal & QRV is a modular design to fit the complete range of Industrial Clutches used on mechanical stamping presses and many Verson clutches.  The Poppets are 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 …

Torque Tips – Upgrade to new Wichita or Industrial Clutch

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 Read More …

Torque Tips – Genuine Parts

TORQUE TIPS – GENUINE PARTS DON’T GET FOOLED BY IMITATIONS Don’t be misled by companies selling imitation parts for your Wichita and Industrial Clutches and Brakes. Genuine Wichita/Industrial parts are engineered and manufactured using best practices to provide correct form, fit and function in your Wichita/Industrial units. Using only Genuine Wichita/Industrial parts in your clutches Read More …