Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Shaft-Mounted Drives feature simple drive removal.

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December 3, 2007 - Series 5000 Falk(TM) Quadrive® shaft-mounted drives handle all types of bulk material and are protected by ductile iron, or fabricated steel housings. Eleven drive sizes are available, ranging from 1.0-6.5 in. bushing bores with power ratings up to 300 hp. Each size offers carburization, ground gearing, taper roller bearings, and high temperature Viton seals. Falk(TM) TA Taper® bushing enables damage-free, fast, drive removal.

Rexnord Industries, LLC

4701 West Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee, WI, 53214, USA

Original Press Release

Rexnord Industries, LLC Introduces New Falk Quadrive 5000 Series Shaft-Mounted Drive

Press release date: October 25, 2007

Milwaukee, WI - Rexnord is pleased to offer the Falk(TM) Quadrive® 5000 series shaft-mounted drive. Shaft-mounted drives eliminate foundations and alignment providing grain handling, cement and aggregate, and all types of bulk material handling users with a low installed cost. In addition, the 5000 series enhancement provides increased ratings allowing for smaller drive selection. All of which leads to huge savings. Whatever the application, Falk Quadrive drives offer a shaft-mounted solution. There are eleven sizes, with 25-160 mm (1-6.5 in.) bushing bores available with power ratings up to 224 kw (300 hp), 40675NM (360,000 lb-in.) output.

Carburized and ground gearing, high temperature Viton seals, taper roller bearings, and a rugged ductile iron or fabricated steel housing design are all standard on the 5000 series Quadrive shaft-mounted drive.

The heavy duty, 5000 series Falk Quadrive shaft-mounted drive features the Falk(TM) TA Taper® bushing, an industry leading torque assist bushing design that makes it the easiest and quickest shaft-mounted drive to install and remove. Falk Quadrive shaft-mounted drive product manager, Adam Ames says, "the TA Taper bushing ensures that drive removal is not only simple, but won't damage the drive or driven equipment. It eliminates binding found with twin-taper and single-flanged bushings. In addition, drive removal is guaranteed or replacement is free!"

The Quadrive shaft-mounted drive is backed with Falk's unmatched 3-year heavy duty warranty, providing the confidence needed in today's heavy duty shaft-mounted applications.

About Rexnord:

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is a leading, diversified multi-platform industrial company comprised of two key platforms; Power Transmission and Water Management with approximately 7,100 employees worldwide. Rexnord power transmission products include gears, couplings, industrial bearings, flattop, aerospace bearings and seals, industrial chain, and special components under the Rexnord, Falk, Link-Belt, MB, Stearns and Marbett brand names. Rexnord's water management products are sold primarily under the Zurn and Wilkins brand names and products include specification drainage, water control, PEX, and commercial brass. Additional information about the company can be found at www.rexnord.com and www.zurn.com.

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