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Category: Power Take Off Clutches For Pumping Station

Logan Bell Housing PTO Clutches for Water Pumping Station

By Rennie Lee
October 11, 2016 Category: Power Take Off Clutches For Pumping Station

I.The Problem: Mechanical Bell Housing Clutch was installed for a Water Pump station The difficulties encountered by the operators: Engagement of the mechanical clutch was difficult - mechanical jam ups were common. At times required additional man power to engage. Engagement leverage was not from an ideal position The clutch would slip during engagement, due to inadequate adjustment of clutch Constant adjustment of clutch was required to ensure good engagement and full Torque transmission II.The Band-Aid: To counter the problems faced with using the Mechanical Bell Housing Clutch, Pneumatic Actuators were installed. The actuators temporarily solved the problem of: Lever arm engagement Engagement level was still not in an ideal position It did not solve the problem of: Clutch slip during engagement, due to inadequate mechanical adjustment of clutch Adjustment of clutch needed to ensure good engagement and full torque transmission Additional Problems encountered: Broken

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