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11 October 2018

Altra Merger

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. Completes Combination with Fortive’s Automation & Specialty Platform

Braintree, Mass. – Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ: AIMC), a global manufacturer and marketer of power transmission and motion control products, announced the completion of Altra’s combination with four operating companies from Fortive’s Automation & Specialty platform (“Fortive A&S”), including market leading brands Kollmorgen, Thomson, Portescap and Jacobs Vehicle Systems.

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05 September 2018

Offshore Oil and Gas Platform

How to Choose the Right Drivetrain for Your Offshore Oil & Gas Platform

Offshore exploration and production (E&P) platforms are continuously exposed to harsh environmental conditions. Therefore, the power transmission products installed to carry out day-to-day functions need to provide extraordinary performance, durability and reliability.

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30 August 2018

Drive Train Mining Application

Stromag Periflex® tyre couplings accommodate misalignment and minimise maintenance

In many industrial environments the transmission of power through the drive train requires couplings that are able to carry high torque while also accommodating misalignment and vibration. Stromag’s range of Periflex® Shaft Couplings use a highly flexible, rubber-fabric ‘tyre’ element to transmit up to 15,000 Nm of torque, while compensating for radial, axial and angular misalignment. Further, wear is limited to the rubber element to minimise the burden of maintenance.

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27 August 2018

corn transportation mississippi river

Case Study: Intelligent Braking System for Corn Transportation on the Mississippi River

The value and importance of the Mississippi River as a shipping network is hard to exaggerate. The river network extends throughout many of the central states and eventually deposits into the Gulf of Mexico, making it a key route for exported goods into central and southern America. With corn export being a key product for the USA’s economy, it’s vital that this transport network operates efficiently.

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23 August 2018

Hydraulic Fracturing Applications

Power Transmission Solutions for Hydraulic Fracturing Applications

The well recognized brands of Altra Industrial Motion supply technically advanced universal joints, couplings, clutches, brakes, gearing and belted drives for all types of truck- and trailer-mounted hydraulic fracturing pump and blender units. All Altra products are designed to withstand the often harsh, rugged conditions of oil and gas shale plays in North America and around the world.

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