2012

26 December 2012

Movable Lift Bridges

Enclosed Drives for Movable Bridges Specification Consistency

As a manufacturer of engineered enclosed drives, Nuttall Gear is accustomed to variances in specification requirements depending on the industry and the function of the gearbox. The duty cycle of these units can vary significantly from heavy shock load on a coal crusher where the service factor can exceed 2.0 to a coiler in a steel mill that can have a service factor of 1.0.

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12 November 2012

Nuttall 8 Roll Gearbox

Large Gearbox Maintenance and Lubrication

Most gearbox manufacturers are experts in engineering, designing, and building gearboxes. They are not necessarily experts in all of the processes and industries that they support. In many cases, the process is confidential and proprietary, and must not be disclosed to anyone outside the company.

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14 October 2012

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Gear Drive for Moveable Bridge

The Arsenal (Government) bridge spans the Mississippi River connecting Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois. The bridge is positioned adjacent to Lock and Dam No. 15 and the Rock Island Arsenal which is an active US Army facility located on a 946-acre island.

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10 September 2012

Moveable Bridge

Nuttall Custom Heavy-Duty Gear Drives for Moveable Bridge

The New Jersey Department of Transportation recently completed the rehabilitation of the Route 71 Shark River double-leaf, bascule bridge which connects downtown Belmar with Avon-by-the-Sea.

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23 August 2012

Long Island Metro-North Railroad Cars

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Long Island & Metro-North Railroad Cars

A major fleet upgrade was undertaken by The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York in 2002. From 2003 through 2008, a large quantity of new M7 electric rail cars were delivered as replacements for aging fleets on the Long Island Rail Road and the Metro-North Railroad.

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