Auxiliary Drive

Turning Gear

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SSS Turning Gear Clutches feature:

  • Automatic connection and disconnection of slow speed ‘barring’ drives.
  • High torque capacity and high overrunning speed capability.
  • Complete separation of the turning drive from the main drive at high speeds therefore preventing any wear.
  • Engagement at rest or at other speeds to enable 'pick up on the fly'.
  • A range of standard designs for mounting on a free shaftend, including designs catering for increased thermal expansion.
  • ‘Pinion’ type clutches can be supplied for a mid-shaft position when no free shaftend is available (see seperate section).