Wichita Kopper Kool Brake Renewal Kits

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)- Read More …

Protect Your Teeth!!!

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 Read More …

Don’t Starve your Clutch

Many times when Torque Inc.  gets called to help customers with Clutch and Brake problems we find the root cause is an inadequate air system starving the clutch and/or brake.  Below is an excellent example of this phenomenon with a separate Clutch/Brake application on a high speed shear. The clutch is the Blue Pressure Line 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