Fluid Coupling

  • — L i t e r a t u r e A v a i l a b le Falk-Sime fluid couplings now available from The Falk Corporation of Milwaukee, Wis., are designed to provide softer starts, smoother acceleration and more controlled torque than conventional couplings.

    Falk reports that the special fluid design absorbs the shock of sudden stops and starts from both the driv- ing motors and the driven machine.

    It said that the new Falk-Sime couplings permit matching the torque of the motor to the demands of the driven equipment, thus saving equipment from breakdowns and costly replacement.

    Other benefits claimed for the fluid coupling include the ability to balance uneven motor loading by simply adjusting the amount of fluid, to dampen harsh vibrations, and to boost starting torque of a standard NEMA B motor by as much as 200 percent.

    Falk-Sime fluid couplings are available to handle loads from 1.00 hp to 800.0 hp. There's a choice of non-delay fill and delay fill types, with options for hollow shaft/sheave output, and sheave input/hollow shaft output designs.

    The Falk Corporation, subsidiary of Sundstrand Corporation, manufactures an extensive line of enclosed and open gear drives, backstops, fluid and shaft couplings, fluid power and variable speed drives.

    For further information and a free brochure from The Falk Corporation, C i r c l e 2 7 o n R e a d e r S e r v i c e C a rd

  • industrial power transmission machinery, including standard and custom gear drives, flexible shaft couplings, backstops, fluid power drives, and fluid couplings. For additional information on Falk disc couplings, Circle 22 on Reader Service Car

  • – including: bus transmissions and light rail transmissions, axle drives, torque converters, universal joints, hydrostatic pumps, constant speed fluid couplings and variable speed fluid couplings, and Safeset torque limiting couplings. Voith Turbo is a member of the Voith group of companies, a nearly 150-year-o

  • geared twin-screw pump with independent seal balance and lube systems. The pump is driven by a 1,000-hp diesel engine through a 4:1 control fluid coupling to supply a capacity of 5,500 U.S. gallons per minute (approximately 7,860 barrels per hour) (1,250 cubic meters/hour). The pump is rated for speeds

  • , N.J. The "train" includes the largest rotary screw pump ever produced, powered by a 1,000- horsepower electric motor through a variable speed fluid coupling. Thorough testing by DeLaval was necessary to demonstrate the pumping system's capability to unload high vapor pressure, high viscosity crude

  • transmissions; marine transmissions; universal joints; gas turbine starting drives; power take-offs; mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic clutches; fluid couplings; planetary gear reduction equipment and control systems. The new marine gear and engine program will provide benefits to both boatbuilders

  • in this direction will be the re-engining of an aircraft carrier with LM2500 gas turbines. The compactness of gas turbines plus the availability of fluid couplings that permit the retention of shafting, propellers and gearboxes make virtually any steam propulsion system amenable to modernization with

  • product begins to force the petals closed. However, under each petal cantilever there is a h y d r a u l i c damper unit, from which hydraulic fluid can escape via a pre-set jet; this controls the rate of closure, to prevent spillage and line shock. The rate at which the petals close can be

  • The often time-consuming and costly task of fluid power system troubleshooting can be greatly simplified by using the four "tools" provided by nature: sight, smell, hearing and touch. Aeroquip Bulletin 2027A, a practical, easy-to-read manual for equipment operators or maintenance personnel, explains

  • lockout system allows "keyed" bodies to couple only with matching "keyed" stems, preventing accidental intermixing of corrosive and other hazardous fluids. Another important safety feature is a safety release button which prevents accidental uncoupling. Four different color coded "keys" are available

  • i n g a t h r u s t e r . The forward motor rooms house a 1.5-mw thruster motor and a 2.42-mw motor driving a fire pump thi-ough a variable speed fluid coupling. The six 6.6-kv Laurence Scott generators are powered by six 3.4-mw German-designed M.A.N, diesels built under license in Britain by Harland

  • is a graduate of Youngstown State University. Aeroquip Corporation is a subsidiary of Libbey-Owens-Ford Company. A worldwide leading manufacturer of fluid power and fluid system components, Aeroquip's diversified product lines include flexible hose, fittings, and assemblies; quick-disconnect, Vband

  • MR Nov-19#3 Flexible 
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    November 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 3

    Flexible Coupling for Work Boats VUL VULKARDAN F Torque Torque Range: 8.20 kNm – 16.25 kNm • • Lowes Lowest weight for easiest handling • • Softes Softest execution for the best system tuning • • Highe Highest power loss for the best solution International Work Boat Show in New Orleans Booth

  • MN Nov-19#93 VESSELS
Metal Shark Expands Into Peru
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 93

    VESSELS Metal Shark Expands Into Peru state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The ? rst round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the United States. Under a co-production agreement with SIMA, Metal Shark plans

  • MN Nov-19#54 BOATBUILDING
From Estonia with Love
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    November 2019 - Marine News page: 54

    BOATBUILDING From Estonia with Love Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding, the classic Maine boat designer and builder will build to Baltic Workboats design for the domestic workboat market. By Rick Eyerdam yman-Morse Boatbuilding, the classic Maine boat where Estonia is,” he said with a laugh. “Then you get over

  • MP Q3-19#41 ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
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    Sep/Oct 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 41

    ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW hen it comes to maritime related environmental issues, start to reverse these emissions. Additionally, and importantly, no two ports in the world have been more active, per- CO increases are sometimes allowed as a tradeoff. In their report Wsistent – and successful – than the San

  • MP Q3-19#28 TRAINING & EDUCATION
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    Sep/Oct 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 28

    TRAINING & EDUCATION a change in generations coupled with poor succession plan- “The sector is entering ning has resulted in a lack of senior people, particularly ship superintendents. what has been dubbed The end result of these tectonic movements is a lack of person- nel and insuffcient skills which

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    Sep/Oct 2019 - Maritime Logistics Professional page: 25

    A g g A r w Strong demand propels robust exports – here and A across the big pond. A new feet of gas carriers is l being built to meet the logistics challenge. Credit: ABS Capacity Coming environmentally friendly than its Earlier this year, China’s Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical en- predecessors (built

  • MR Oct-19#64 V
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 64

    V VT Halter, Q-LNG Name First LNG ATB VESSELS Sharktech Autonomous Vessel Photo: VT Halter VT Halter Marine held a vessel naming ceremony for America’s ? rst offshore Lique? ed Natural Gas Articulated Tug and Barge unit. The Q-LNG 4000 (barge) and the Q-Ocean Services (tug) were of? cially named in

  • MR Oct-19#37 MARINE DESIGN  BASJAN FABER, CEO, C-JOB
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 37

    MARINE DESIGN BASJAN FABER, CEO, C-JOB will insist that ‘the team’ is the corner- “Perhaps most importantly, it inspires stone of success, in Faber’s case the our team and inspires the atmosphere for statement is genuine. new hires; they see that you are invest- “We are not managed from the top ing in

  • MR Oct-19#13 I
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 13

    I INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE authorized to perform all the functions delayed the review and approval of 220 over-committed and under-staffed. It Due to personnel shortages, these provided for in the TSMS program on courses. It took the NMC until August is forced to rely heavily on non-Coast

  • MR Oct-19#10 I
INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE
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    October 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 10

    I INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE Dennis L. Bryant Dennis Bryant is with Bryant’s Maritime Consulting, and a regular contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News as well as online at MaritimeLogisticsProfessional.com. dennis.l.bryant@gmail.com Running on Reserves The time is long overdue for Congress

  • MN Sep-19#51 VESSELS
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    September 2019 - Marine News page: 51

    VESSELS First Steel Cut for New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier more than 35 years. The new River-Class, self-unloading bulk carrier is believed to be the ? rst ship for U.S. Great Lakes service built on the Great Lakes since 1983. Mea- suring 639 feet in length (78 feet W / 45 feet H / 28,000 DWT), the ship

  • MN Sep-19#46 DYNAMIC POSITIONING
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    September 2019 - Marine News page: 46

    DYNAMIC POSITIONING vessel con? guration. The requirement for a certain vessel and system speci? c DP class.” training is performed on At the same time, the the vessel the DPO is as- terms ‘DP1’ and ‘DP2’ signed to by the crew or (redundancy) are fre- the vessel owner’s repre- quently bantered

  • MN Sep-19#36 builds, St. Johns Ship Building will begin work on a)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 36

    builds, St. Johns Ship Building will begin work on a sec- ond pair of identical tugs, as well as a pair of 39-ft truck- able tugs, for Smithbridge. Separately, St. Johns Ship Building built the 190-foot landing craft Grand Master II for Bahamas Ferries. Propul- sion is provided by twin Cummins QSK19 engines

  • MN Sep-19#34 SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR
“The 4,200 horsepower Elizabeth Anne)
    September 2019 - Marine News page: 34

    SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR “The 4,200 horsepower Elizabeth Anne Class tugboat is the ultimate workhorse, bringing exceptional power and performance to Vane’s growing ? eet. We are thrilled with the results coming out of St. Johns Ship Building, and we know that our crews appreciate the comfort, safety and

  • MN Mar-19#49 HYBRID PROPULSION
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    March 2019 - Marine News page: 49

    HYBRID PROPULSION issue in social media everyday. the neutrality prediction to fve “The applications and Look how automotive EV years along populated coasts markets may be small, developed. When was the last simply with social pressure. time you purchased an internal Not convinced? Watch as but

  • MN Mar-19#34 TOWING COMPANY PROFILE
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    March 2019 - Marine News page: 34

    TOWING COMPANY PROFILE “Heidi and Isabella are shrewd and intelligent women with strong business sense … I believe in them and have put my reputation on the line for them. I want this to work. I’m in it to win it.” – John Tomlinson, operations director at P&L Towing ming over the side,” said Isabella.

  • MN Mar-19#10 BY THE NUMBERS
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    March 2019 - Marine News page: 10

    BY THE NUMBERS Waterborne Freight Transportation in the United States: 2018-2023 Despite the critical role that waterborne freight trans- tracted, smaller, less effcient mines were the frst to close, portation has played in the U.S. economy for more than and most of the mine closures were in the Appalachia

  • MR Sep-19#4th Cover  Biodegradable (Pw1) Base Fluid – 75.2%.
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    September 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 4th Cover

    Permit (VGP) Requirements. • Passes U.S. EPA Static Sheen Test 1617. • Passes U.S. EPA Acute Toxicity Test LC-50. • Ultimately Biodegradable (Pw1) Base Fluid – 75.2%. • For Use On Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) Notch Interface, Coupler Ram and Drive Screws, Above Deck Equipment, Rudder Shafts, Wire Rope

  • MR Sep-19#38 SATCOM CONNECTIVITY DRIVES INNOVATION
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    September 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 38

    SATCOM CONNECTIVITY DRIVES INNOVATION “As far as the use of VSAT for running the business of maritime and keep- ing the crew connected, I think that part is really taking off. It’s a trend that is ? nally moving by itself. The other part is the IOT side, and it’s here that the business of maritime is

  • MR Sep-19#24 V
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    September 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 24

    V VOICES: DAVIDE BREVIGLIERI, CEO, AZIMUT YACHTS do BRAZIL ounded in 1969 by Paolo Vitelli, still the main shareholder, the group is present in 70 countries and has a network of 138 sales and service of? ces, bringing together the successful brands Azimut Yachts and Benetti, each Fserving different

  • MR Sep-19#17 Image: Rik van Hemmen
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    September 2019 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News page: 17

    Image: Rik van Hemmen why don’t we have standard VHF radios and even small craft owners no longer about a lack of independence in having when we were asked to take a look at the interface with the ships GPS and transit bother buying VHF transceivers without to let everybody know what they are do- ACX

  • MT Jul-19#58 MTR 100
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    July 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 58

    MTR 100 AXSUB Turner Design www.axsub.com AXSUB Inc. is a supplier for the commercial diving, hy- San Jose, Calif. perbaric, S&R and military, with its systems used for video President/CEO: James Crawford recording and continuous real time depth monitoring system (DMS) for commercial divers. www.turnerdesi

  • MT Jul-19#51 with management performance operations such as dash-
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    July 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 51

    with management performance operations such as dash- boards of safety systems an enabling technology for action- ABB able data historically “stuck in the realm of spreadsheets.” www.abb.com ABB implemented a condition monitoring system at Equi- Autonomous installations have the potential to save opera- nor

  • MT Jul-19#22 MTR 100
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    July 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 22

    MTR 100 Chelsea Technologies West Molesey, Surrey, UK President/CEO: Elizabeth Paull No. of Employees: 40 www.chelsea.co.uk Sea Sentry, Chelsea Technologies’ wash water monitor, has increased its sales in Balmoral Offshore Engineering response to the imminent imposition of the IMO 2020 Sulfur Cap