A new 2-page, full color brochure
available from Force Control Industries
details the Posidyne Clutch Brake for barge spotting applications.
FCI says it’s a unique product providing smooth tension
control in both directions — eliminating harsh stopping/starting that can damage
cables and fittings. Tension can be easily adjusted for upriver or downriver
conditions, and an internal holding brake holds loads in position for long
periods of time.
Oil shear clutch brakes allow the use of standard
motors rather than special motors or VFD units for further cost control and
simplicity. Totally enclosed Posidyne Clutch Brakes are impervious to the
elements, the Fairfiled, Ohio-based company says, and require no adjustment, maintenance
or disc replacement. According to FCI, they are ideal for hazardous or
explosive environments like chemical or fuel filling, coal or grain loading,
and other barge loading or unloading applications.