2013

11 November 2013

Drilling Rig Drawworks Topdrive

Nuttall Gear Custom Gearboxes for Drilling Rig Drawworks

A leading manufacturer of drawworks used on land-based and offshore oil and gas drilling rigs required rugged gearboxes that could perform reliably in tough environments. The drawworks gearbox drives a winch drum which raises and lowers the drill head during exploratory hole drilling.

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06 November 2013

Hackensack River Swing Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Speed Reducers for Swing Bridge

The Court Street bridge, built in 1908, spans the Hackensack River between Hackensack and Bogota and is one of the oldest bridges in Bergen County, New Jersey. A comprehensive 26-month rehabilitation of the vehicular two-lane, swing-style moveable bridge was completed in 2011.

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28 October 2013

Steel Slitting Line

Recoiler Gear Drive Upgrade for Steel Slitting Line

A major steel processor in Detroit was experiencing repetitive recoiler gear failures on their slitting line. The failures were occurring at a rate of every three to four months and plagued the plant with expensive repairs and extended downtimes.

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21 August 2013

Motor Generator Sets

Nuttall Gear Heavy-Duty Speed Reducers for Motor-Generator Sets

A major manufacturer of motor-generator sets required a heavy-duty gearbox for one of it’s reduction gear gen-sets. Motor-generator sets are primarily used for frequency conversion, in this case, 50 Hz to 60 Hz. The units provide reliable electrical power for applications in the defense, manufacturing and technology industries.

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