Technical Articles

Force Control Industries, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Process Controllers)
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As electric drive systems become increasingly common, the need for low-speed, high-torque testing solutions is becoming ever apparent...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Posidyne Clutch Brakes, Posistop brakes and Positorq Brakes can be actuated by air pressure or hydraulic pressure. All Force Control clutches and brakes operate by pressurizing a piston to apply...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control Products Featuring Oil Shear Technology Offers the Ultimate in Reliability, Low Operating Cost, and Performance Increasing the Machines Overall Value...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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When an independent cheese packager in central Wisconsin was looking to reduce maintenance downtime on a slicing line, Oil Shear Technology from Force Control delivered 100% uptime and nearly doubled...
(Oil, Gas and Mining Equipment)
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Many factors enter into the true product cost such as service life, repair cost, spare parts cost, adjustment cost, downtime cost, reduced production or scrap. Force Control oil shear products do not...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Clutch brakes and brakes can end up in extreme application environments. Dirty, dusty, wet, hot, cold, high inertia loads, high cycle rates, or all at the same application location. How can you ever...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Many Force Control Industries clutches and brakes are available for C Face mounting. C Face means the clutch or brake can be mounted to a motor or gear reducer by a flange mounting and female quill to...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control Industries, Inc. manufacturers hazardous Duty Clutches and Brakes for many conditions including wet, dusty, or explosive environments, and low temperature (-40C) applications....
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control Posidyne Clutch Brakes, Posistop and Positorq Brakes, and MagnaShear Brakes can all be modified for marine duty applications. This means they can be used for salt water applications on...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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C Face connections are great for compact drive arrangements and simple installation when connecting motors to clutches, clutch brakes or brakes, however there are some issues that can cause serious...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control Industries offers a washdown option for all oil Shear products. The purpose of washdown option is to prevent damage and early failure due to moisture, water, saltwater, caustic spray, or...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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The Positorq brake can be used for three major types of applications: To supply constant tension for unwind applications in industries such as paper, foil, steel, coating, plating, etc. As an energy...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control Industries is known around the word for the reliability of their Posidyne clutch brakes, Posistop and MagnaShear brakes and the Positorq continuous slip brakes. They will do the...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Lumber Processor "Brakes" the Cycle of Component Replacement as Oil Shear Clutch-Brake Lasts 10-Times Longer (Fairfield, OH) - Oak Crest Lumber is located in the bucolic southwest quadrant of the...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control clutch brakes operate by applying pressure to a centrally located piston applying pressure to the friction stacks. There is a clutch friction stack and a brake friction stack. The unit...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Posidyne Oil Shear Clutch Brakes last so much longer than the popular dry friction inexpensive clutch brakes it is sometimes hard to determine how much savings can be realized....
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Clutch brakes and brakes can end up in extreme application environments. Dirty, dusty, wet, hot, cold, high inertia loads, high cycle rates, or all at the same application location. How can you ever...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Force Control's family of Oil Shear Clutch and Brake Products is most often actuated by a Pneumatic Control Valve. Torque control of the units is accomplished by adjusting the actuation pressure. To...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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There are many pieces to selecting the correct stopping brake for a particular application. It uses many of the components of selection for gear reducers, chain and belt drives and motors, but has...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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There are many pieces to selecting the correct clutch brake for a particular application. It uses many of the components of selection for gear reducers, chain and belt drives and motors, but has some...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Professional Aircraft Accessories, a Greenwich AeroGroup company based in Titusville, Florida, is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Part 145 Repair Station specializing in...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Oil Shear Brakes Keep Concrete Block Plant Operating with No Downtime for Maintenance, Adjustment or Repairs (FAIRFIELD, Ohio) - Concrete blocks are tough, durable, and are often used in harsh...