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Top 3 Industrial Applications of Marine Clutches

Oct 8, 20 • Clutches, Marine, NewsNo Comments

Marine Clutches

Have you ever asked yourself how marine crafts survive long cruises across oceans and seas? The marine environment is hazardous. All processes to go through smoothly, ensure that safety goes first by having quality clutches from one of the best manufacturing companies installed in your marine vessels and anchor spots. Because marine watercraft sail long distances, excellent performing industrial clutches should be used to prevent accidents or miss-functions.

Additionally, were committed to maintaining innovativeness to supply advanced industrial clutches to the market. The marine setting should be armed with the best and highly functioning clutches to provide complete services and safety during operations. It is essential to have some expert personnel check the clutches frequently to avoid any delays and losses. These clutches are manufactured to meet requirements for industrial marine applications.

Looking Into Industrial Marine Applications

1. Dredge Pumps

Highly advanced dredge pumps are essential to a complete marine environment. The pumps are delivered in various materials and are responsible for pumping low reliable content excess water. They also have impellers that manage applications that run drives directly. Furthermore, thanks to their sizable suction, these pumps excavate sand, crushed ore, and gravel from the ground. As one of the most critical marine clutches, dredge pumps have mounted structures like ladders that ease the mining operations and have strong walls to extend their life service.

2. Fire Pumps

As one of the most important marine clutches, this pump comes in handy as a defensive measure against fire accidents. Imagine working in an area with no preparedness for fires. An accident can always happen, and you never know where it finds you. These fire pumps play an essential role in this environment by taking care of such occurrences. The pumps are capable of putting off large fires to save lives and property. As an industrial company, your priority is to ensure the use of quality fire pumps that will maintain an excellent performance during firefighting moments. That’s why we make our pumps with leading materials that will sustain severe pressure during the process.

3. Propeller Shafts

Propeller shafts transmit power by converting rotational motion into thrust. Without propeller shafts, water vessels won’t be able to sail back or forward. To make this product ideal for its function, we use copper alloy to make it resistant to rusting. Our manufacturers develop a propeller shaft with excellent properties that enhance high speed. Also, as one of the critical parts of a watercraft, we ensure that shafts are manufactured with high power applications for smaller shafts whose diameters can go underwater on a small amount of power.

Conclusion

With so many manufacturing companies rising to ensure that the marine environment’s needs are taken care of, the industry is expected to grow to a greater level in the future courtesy of some of the industrial marine applications that have been outlined in this article. As long as companies like K&L Clutch produce the most innovative products to the market, you can be confident that your industrial business will flow smoothly, leading to high production rates, high income, and safety.

How Do Pneumatic Clutches Work? [updated]

Jun 13, 18 • Air Clutches, Clutches2 Comments

pneumatic clutchGrab. Spin. Decouple. Repeat.

At one level, clutches really are that simple. But pneumatic clutches are just one example of what a few innovative twists can do to complicate (and improve) the process.

So let’s start with the basics:
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Drilling Rig Parts and Repairs

Jan 29, 18 • Air Clutches, Air Compressors, Clutches, Industrial Mechanical Parts, Industrial Product Service, News, Torque Converters, TransmissionComments Off on Drilling Rig Parts and Repairs

drilling rig parts repairs by KL Clutch

Drilling rigs provide an invaluable service for companies that need to dig deep, with the convergence of drilling rig components and parts working together to do their job.

However, the reality of this situation is that the rigorous work being performed will likely hasten the onset of drilling rig repairs at some point.
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WPT POWER Sales Awards

Apr 14, 16 • Air Clutches, Brakes, Clutches, Local News, NewsComments Off on WPT POWER Sales Awards

WPT POWER Sales Awards

2015 was a great year for us.

We achieved some outstanding accomplishments; namely, winning a handful of awards:

  • The Distributor with the Largest Increase in Sales!
  • Top 5 in Mechanical PTO Sales
  • Top 5 in Overall Sales
  • Top 5 in Assembly Sales

If anyone is looking for WPT Power products, you now know who to call for the best!

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. These over-center clutches are used to disconnect the converter from the engine.
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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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4 Common Industrial Clutch and Transmission Problems

May 15, 13 • Clutches, News, Torque Converters, TransmissionComments Off on 4 Common Industrial Clutch and Transmission Problems

Common Clutch and Transmission Problems | K&L Industrial Machine PartsThere are a huge number of different transmissions being put to use in a wide variety of simple and complex machinery. Each model uses different types of transmission designs to convert power and drive the engine. With each variety of system comes different abilities and, of course, their own set of unique problems. The most uncommon transmissions are those being put to use in heavy machinery such as hydrostatic transmissions, hydrodynamic systems, and electric transmissions. In each of these cases, the transmission system is essentially converting power from its source for transmission into various gears and components. This transmission mechanism differs accordingly. In virtually all cases, however, the clutch and transmission of a vehicle will be intricately related, controlling the transition between gears which are responsible for transferring power. The number of gears and precise machining necessary for a clutch and transmission to work together properly ends up becoming the source of a great many problems in the engine as a whole. Read Full Article →

K & L Becomes the “Full Line Distributor” for WPT in North Texas Area

Feb 1, 13 • Brakes, Clutches, Industrial Mechanical Parts, New Inventory Arrivals, Power Take OffsComments Off on K & L Becomes the “Full Line Distributor” for WPT in North Texas Area

To complement our WPT Mechanical line of power products, K & L Clutch is pleased to announce their appointment as the “Full Line Distributor” in North Texas for WPT Power Products. Effective 2/1/13 we will handle the complete line of outstanding products that WPT offers. This includes Type 1 andWPT mecanical power take off image Type 2 Pneumatic and Hydraulic PTOs, Power Grip and PO Clutches, Water Cooled Brakes, Low Inertia Clutches and Brakes, Pump drives, and Caliper Brakes. With this appointment, K & L Clutch becomes the only certified service center for WPT Power Products in the North Central Texas area. If your unit is in need of repair, we can do it.

We are ready to service you now. Please call any of our experienced sales associates and ask more about the “Full Line” of WPT products we can serve you with.

Contact us for more information. We’ll get your project back up and running in no time.

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Pneumatic Clutches: Uses and Capabilities

Oct 13, 11 • Clutches1 Comment

Pneumatic clutch | Industrial Equipment | K&L Clutch and TransmissionPneumatic clutches are very powerful and an excellent fit for the large industrial machines your company depends on for your toughest job-site challenges, including auto cranes and other construction vehicles.

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Three Keys to Excellent Industrial Equipment Service

Mar 11, 11 • Clutches, Cranes, Industrial Product ServiceComments Off on Three Keys to Excellent Industrial Equipment Service

24-Hour Field Service & Troubleshooting

Time spent not working is money poured down the drain, so the ability to respond instantly as soon as a breakdown happens is critical. Nonstop service capabilities can make the difference between project profitability and failure — especially since so many industries we work with are hard at work around the clock. From our service center and machine shop in North Texas, we can respond at any time a need arises, providing excellent industrial equipment services.

Factor in time zone changes, and this flexibility becomes even more vital—when work breaks down in the middle of the day in the Middle East, you shouldn’t have to wait until the normal business day starts up again in Dallas to get technical support and troubleshooting advice. Read Full Article →