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Metal Processing

22 September 2016

Replacement Hub for Hydraulic Shear

Genuine Wichita Replacement Hub for Hydraulic Shear

A major metalworking shop in the UK was convinced to purchase a non-Wichita Clutch replacement steel hub for an 18-inch Wichita spring set brake on one of its main hydraulic shears.

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08 August 2016

Low Inertia Clutch and Brake Press

Wichita Low Inertia Clutch for Brake Press

A metal forming facility had experienced a major problem on one of its bending brake presses. The air-tube holding plate of the clutch failed dramatically when a large piece of the steel plate cracked off. The resulting downtime was very costly for the high-volume production plant.

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22 August 2014

Thin Guage Steel Coating Line

Wichita Clutch ModEvo Tension Brake for Thin Gauge Steel Coating Line

The challenge at a regional window treatment company was to ensure a consistent, even spray of the final coating on the steel material used in their manufacturing process. The steel unwinds from a coil and passes through multiple coating baths then through an oven.

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