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Hurricane, Typhoon or Cyclone

Jun 16, 15 • Local News, News, World NewsComments Off on Hurricane, Typhoon or Cyclone

Tropical storms of wind speed greater than 74 mph are called different names based on what part of the world the storm is in. In the North-Western hemisphere these are called Hurricanes. In the North-Eastern Hemisphere they are called Typhoons. The east and west hemispheres are separated by the international dateline. Below the equator and in the Indian Ocean large tropical storms are called Tropical Cyclones.

TROPICAL STORM BILL 2015

TROPICAL STORM BILL 2015

Lowboy Runaway Crane Crash

Jun 2, 15 • NewsComments Off on Lowboy Runaway Crane Crash

Somewhere in Venezuela, a transportation company was moving a Link-Belt Crane when things ran awry. Watch what happens. Kudos to the camera man.
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Save on remanufactured Torque Converters for heavy machinery!

Dec 29, 14 • News, Torque ConvertersComments Off on Save on remanufactured Torque Converters for heavy machinery!

Save money with a refurbished or remanufactured torque converter with the same great warranty!!

Remanufactured Torque Converters Save you money!!

At K&L Clutch and Transmission, we know that equipment breakdowns mean lost profits. When critical failure occurs, you need a well-stocked partner equipped to respond as soon as possible. Whether it’s rebuilt transmissions, a brand new torque converter or any unforeseeable industrial solution you need, we can provide it.
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INDUSTRIAL CLUTCH – Featured Product for December 2014

Dec 8, 14 • Clutches, NewsComments Off on INDUSTRIAL CLUTCH – Featured Product for December 2014

Industrial Clutch is a clutch manufacturer under the Altra Industrial Motion Group. The mechanical Industrial clutches we support are used in Allison Torque Converters and some rare National converters. These over-center clutches are used to disconnect the converter from the engine.
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Featured Product Line for August 2014 – Rudomatic inc.

Aug 20, 14 • Industrial Mechanical Parts, New Inventory Arrivals, NewsComments Off on Featured Product Line for August 2014 – Rudomatic inc.

 Rudomatic Inc.rUDOMATIC INC.

Originator and the world’s leading manufacturer of coil spring automatic taglines and magnet reels.

 

The Rud-O-Matic Tagline holds a clamshell bucket steady regardless of the boom angle while the bucket and its load is suspended in the air. Operation is completely automatic after installation. Bell Guide fairlead requires no sheaves, pins or lubrication.
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Featured Product for July 2014

Jul 10, 14 • New Inventory Arrivals, News, Power Take OffsComments Off on Featured Product for July 2014

WPT Power Corporation

Gen II

Type 1 Mechanical

 Tested and ready for delivery!

 

  • High-quality spherical roller bearings allow for maximum capacity and life
  •  Drop in replacement for Twin Disc or Rockford

    RSZ Gen II WPT

  •  Straddle bearing housing holds up to 17” (430mm) diameter sheave

  •  Bearing housing remains on shaft during belt change to eliminate bearing contamination
  •  Bellhousing designed to accept mechanical, pneumatic or hydraulic actuated clutch
  •  No pilot bearing
  •  Male and female pilot diameters, simplify sheave housing mounting
  •  Lubrication passages are a fundamental part of the design, eliminating hoses

 

Please contact K & L Clutch & Transmission for all of your WPT Power equipment and product needs.

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Featured Product for June 2014

Jun 20, 14 • New Inventory Arrivals, News, Power Take OffsComments Off on Featured Product for June 2014

Featured Product for June 2014

TC113 spring loaded Twin Disc power take-off

The TC 113 is a relatively new product line for Twin Disc. TC113 is an automotive style spring loaded Twin Disc power take-off. It is 13” and fits a SAE #3 housing. Some of the important features are:

 

Quality is Standard

• External adjustment of lever engagement travel

• Spring loaded clutch

• Sealed for life pilot bearing

• Ease of adjusting lever travel

• Adjustment not required

• Less Maintenance

 

Please contact K & L Clutch & Transmission for all of your Twin Disc equipment and product needs.

 

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When speed is key – Quick Torque Converter Repairs and Replacement

Jun 6, 14 • Industrial Product Service, News, Torque ConvertersComments Off on When speed is key – Quick Torque Converter Repairs and Replacement

Downtime – Public enemy #1!

Rapid turnaround for torque converter repair - KLClutch

Downtime is a problem. No matter what industry you work in, time waiting on a machine to be repaired or replaced is time when your company may not be running at full efficiency. In many industries, particularly industries that rely on massive, expensive machinery, this type of downtime can cost you hundreds of dollars per hour. For some of our clients in the oil industry, downtime expenses can reach in excess of $900/hour!! Many of our customers would be financially crushed by these costs if not for our quick torque converter repairs and replacement services. K&L Clutch is very aware of this fact, and for that reason we make it our top priority to offer a wide selection of parts that we keep in stock at all times, and this is one of the secrets to our rapid turnaround on repair requests or replacement parts. Read Full Article →

Repair or Replace: When to Trade in Your Heavy Machinery

Apr 29, 14 • NewsComments Off on Repair or Replace: When to Trade in Your Heavy Machinery

When is it time to replace your heavy machinery?

The heavy machinery that you use on your work sites or construction jobs gets less reliable as times goes on. This reality should give you pause when you realize how old your machinery is. There are considerations you must make as you choose when to replace heavy machinery.

Consideration #1: New Technology

Your old machines do not have the same advanced technology that newer machines have. The choice you must make is between better technology and older technology. New technology makes your business easier to run. Old technology on your cranes and heavy machinery is familiar, but old technology makes work slower and less efficient. Read Full Article →

Marine Clutches

Mar 21, 14 • Air Clutches, Clutches, Industrial Mechanical Parts, New Inventory ArrivalsComments Off on Marine Clutches

Oil States CM or VC style marine clutch

If you are working on one of the following types of boats:

Work, Crew, Ferry, Dredge, Fishing or Tugs

Chances are you will be in need of an Oil States CM or VC style marine clutch or drum that K&L now offers. Oil States CM clutch technology is the preferred choice for the marine industry and K&L now offers all five sizes 26″, 30″, 35″, 40″ and 48″.

The CM is a ventilated version of the CB clutch, providing greater heat dissipation through the ventilated friction shoe assembly. The CM design permits slippage during vessel maneuvering and cycling engagement.

DON’T THROW THOSE OLD RIMS AWAY!! Ask about the reman program for all sizes that can save you up to 35%, which carry the same warranty as new.

Replaceable Components for CM Clutches from K&L Clutch

CM Marine Clutches and Brakes Dimensions

CM Marine Clutches and Brakes from K&L Clutch

Please contact K&L Clutch and Transmission for all of your marine equipment and product needs.

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