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 CCA Saves the day with Lightweight

“Recently a company with a high-speed test stand was experiencing prolonged problems running at the high end of their speed range. The system was driven by a 150HP motor which drove a speed-increasing gearbox to speeds of 30,000 RPM on the output side..”
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James H Anderson, III. (2016)
Coupling Corporation of America

 Latest Article:  Pumps & Systems Magazine February 2016

Creative Coupling Design Saves Downtime at Utility Plant (Pumps and Systems)

“Some pumps were running with high vibration levels, while the disc couplings were failing on a regular basis..”

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James H Anderson, III. (2016)
Coupling Corporation of America

 

 Sychronous Motor Coupling Still Running Strong After 25 Years!(Press Release)

“25 years ago a large petro-chemical company operating in the US faced a serious design task and a short design time envelope for project completion and operational date.”
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James H Anderson, III. (2016)
Coupling Corporation of America

 CCA Paper Mill Success Story (Press Release)

“Paper Mill reduces equipment vibration, maintenance, and downtime with a coupling upgrade from CCA.”
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James H Anderson, III. (2016)
Coupling Corporation of America

High Speed FLEXXOR (Press Release)

“Earlier this year Coupling Corporation of America worked with Xdot Engineering and Analysis on an exciting project for the US Air Force.”
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James H Anderson, III. (2013)
Coupling Corporation of America

2.5 Million foot pound Coupling Breaks Records for Coupling Corporation of America (Press Release)

“Our latest developments in coupling technology have pushed the envelope of the UltraFLEXX™ design to new heights.”
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James H Anderson, III.  (2013)
Coupling Corporation of America

 Vibration Reduction in Feedwater Pumps Using Low Spring-Rate Couplings (Nuclear News)

“Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington nuclear power plant has 16 identical feedwater pumps across its four operating units that for many years experienced high pump-drive end vibrations above alarm level”
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James H Anderson, III.  (2011)
Coupling Corporation of America
Mark Robinson

 Heat-Free Hub Design Reduces Downtime (Compressor Tech Article)

“In the mid-1990’s, a gas production facility in Colorado sought new technology for regular seal changes on its 6000 hp (4474 kW) fleet of screw compressors requiring regular seal changes. The search began because of dissatisfaction with the process then in use..”
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James H Anderson, III.  (2008)
Coupling Corporation of America

An Effective Way for Maintenance Reduction and Vibration Elimination of Peaking Gas Turbines (ASME Power 2006, Atlanta, GA)

“A US power generation company had 36 similar high heat rate gas turbines in two of their plants. These units were used for peaking power in a large metropolitan area.”
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James H Anderson, Jr.
Coupling Corporation of America
Jacobus, PA
May 2-4, 2006
Chuck Hildebrand
Florida Power and Light
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
May 2-4, 2006
James H Anderson, III
Coupling Corporation of America
Jacobus, PA
May 2-4, 2006

Coupling Hub Engagement: No Keyways, Please!

“Keys and keyways represent a significant stress
riser, which is to say that the overload capacity or safety
factor of a shaft system is adversely affected.”

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by Heinz P. Bloch
Hydrocarbon Processing
October 1995

Why FLEXXORS?

“I will discuss here, some of the reasons why FLEXXORs
are designed differently from all other flexible couplings,
and why they have such an excellent record for solving difficult
drive problems.”
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by J. Hilbert Anderson, President
Coupling Corporation of America
April 5, 1984 (Revised August 18, 1993)