Turning Gear

Auxiliary Drives :: Turning Gear

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 prevent- ing any wear occurring. 

Engagement at rest or at turning gear speed.

A range of standard designs for mounting on a free shaft end, as well as designs catering for in- creased thermal expansion. 

‘Pinion’ type clutches can be supplied for use in a mid-shaft position when no free shaft end is available