Custom Gearboxes

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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14 October 2014

Nuttall Gear Moveable Bridge Gearboxes

Nuttall Gear Improves Processes & Capabilities to Support the Growing Need for Moveable Bridge Gearboxes

Over the past decade, infrastructure engineers have been cautioning municipalities and governing bodies across the U.S. about the deteriorating condition of the country’s bridges and dams. The average age of the 609,380 bridges in the U.S. is now nearly 42 years old.

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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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