Magna Torque (MT) overrunning clutches can provide operating speeds in excessof 3,600 rpm, due to their wedge ramp design which combines features of roller ramp, sprag, and wrap spring models. This design provides an increase in ytorque without altering the design envelope. Applications include dual drives, backstopping, suspended conveyors, and gear boxes.
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A slew of announcements about new materials and design concepts for transportation have come out of several trade shows focusing on plastics, aircraft interiors, heavy trucks, and automotive engineering. A few more announcements have come independent of any trade shows, maybe just because it's spring.
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