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2012

22 October 2012

UW Standing Paraplegic Transport

Engineering Students Work to Rescue a Surgeon’s Career

In February of 2012, George Lankford, applications engineer at Warner Electric, received a phone call with an interesting request. The call revolved around the design project of five UW-Madison engineering students who were working to help a recently disabled orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Garrett Cuppels, overcome his disabilities so that he could work again.

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14 June 2012

Baggage Handling Diverters

Warner Electric CB-10 Super Wrap Spring Clutch/Brake Baggage Handling Conveyor Diverters

Airport baggage sorting conveyors are designed to withstand the rigors of daily use, especially when it comes to the diverter paddles which swing in and out of position to direct luggage to the proper carousels.

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16 May 2012

Grain Augers

Warner Electric Modified CMS and GT300 Clutches For Grain Augers

A large Canadian grain auger manufacturer was seeking clutch solutions that would provide added safety, control and convenience to their line of augers which are powered by different sized engines. The grain augers are used to transfer grain from storage silos into trucks for transport.

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29 February 2012

Warner Electric Gen2 UniModule

Actuation Matters

When designers develop machine functions that include friction clutches/brakes, too many make the incorrect assumption that electric clutches/brakes provide the same performance capabilities as the pneumatic units.

For the majority of applications, this is simply not true. There are differences, and in some cases these differences are significant.

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19 February 2012

Helical Wind Turbine

Warner Modified ERD Electrically-Released Brake For Helical Wind Turbines

A leading manufacturer of small wind turbines contacted Warner Electric to provide an emergency braking solution for their latest turbine. The turbine was developed for use in applications including major retail centers, office/commercial buildings, government facilities, schools and universities.

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