Custom Gearboxes

05 October 2017

Robert Mathis Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drive for Double-Leaf Bascule Bridge

Due in part to damage sustained during Hurricane Sandy, the New Jersey Department of Transportation awarded contracts in 2015 for improvements to the mile-long Robert Mathis double-leaf, bascule bridge.

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10 August 2017

South Bristol Maine Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gearbox for Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

A new bridge that spans “The Gut” channel in South Bristol, Maine was recently opened to vehicle and boat traffic. The original, historic 82-year-old swing bridge had reached the end of its useful life as it occasionally got stuck in the open or closed position.

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14 June 2016

Double Leaf Bascule Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Double-Leaf Bascule Bridge

The Pinellas County Department of Transportation in Florida recently completed upgrades to the Park Boulevard double-leaf, bascule bridge. The bridge opened in 1981 and spans the intracoastal waterway to connect Seminole with Indian Shores on the barrier islands. The bridge opens on demand for larger boats that sound their horn or radio the bridge tender.

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08 December 2014

Steel Pickling Line Recoiler Gearbox

Nuttall Custom-Designed Recoiler Gearbox for Steel Pickling Line

A large steel recoiler OEM needed a custom gearbox for use on a new steel pickling line recoiler. The drive is direct coupled to a 125 HP electric motor which winds up a 52" wide, 60,000 lb. steel coil after it passes through the pickling treatment line.

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03 November 2014

Steel Tube Forming Mill

Custom Pinion Stand Drive for Steel Tube Forming Mill

A major steel mill OEM required a custom gear drive for use on the pinion stand that pulls steel coil through a tube mill which forms the steel prior to seam welding.

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