Tag: Wichita

Wichita Clutch supplies standard Kopper Kool Brake (KKB) renewal kits in two configurations to make repairing and rebuilding your brakes easier and more cost effective.  KKB Renewal kits include the following items: Copper Wear Plates ID/OD O-rings Nut’s and Bolts Springs if used in current rev. of Parts List. Friction Material, Rivets and Washers (partial)- or – Complete Drive Plate assemblies (complete) Contact your local…

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Above is a photo of a customer who was rapidly wearing teeth of a Wichita 118 KKB.  This is a typical symptom of excessive angular alignment. Angular Alignment is checked by placing the magnetic base of a dial indicator of the shaft and indicating the face of the back water jacket at an 18″ diameter (for Wichita 118″ KKB).  This application indicated over .300″ TIR,…

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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 and brakes, ensures safe and reliable operation of your critical…

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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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