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BLM Centrifugal Solutions Offers Custom Clutch Designs

BLM Centrifugal Solutions offers three great advantages when it comes to centrifugal clutches. The first advantage they offer is custom clutch designs. They achieve this by letting you work hand in hand with their senior designer Robert Wilson. He is also the owner of the company. If you're looking for the most efficient and cost effective way to meet your design criteria, he will listen to...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Water Treatment Preventative Maintenance

Your municipality relies on your water treatment plant to safeguard its water supply. Your plant is a sophisticated complex, and the preventative procedures you perform keep it running smoothly. Your back-up and comprehensive monitoring and alarm systems provide further protection for this vital facility. More than likely you have an automatic centrifugal clutch to soft start your standby diesel...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

The Blue Clutch Goes Green

BLM's distinctive blue clutches have always been a green solution, long before it was politically correct. BLM has always produced an energy efficient clutch. An electric motor with a centrifugal clutch starts under no load and does not engage and drive the load until it reaches near rated speed. Once up to speed a motor has more torque to start and accelerate the load and consumes much less...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Universal Shaft Mounted Combinations

The UMH is one of BLM's Universal Shaft mounted style Centrifugal Clutches. It is designed to support the end of a universal shaft. This is achieved by mounting the centrifugal clutch on the shaft on the driven side. A typical application for this style is municipal water treatment facilities. Where the primary system is powered by electricity, this centrifugal clutch is used on the back up...

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The Job: Moving a Lake

For more than four years two 36-in. hydraulic dredges chewed away at overburden. Here are details of the heavy-duty clutch on the job. Moving a lake and its millions of tons of silt and rock overburden a distance of six miles, to permit open-pit mining operations in the cleared area calls for plenty of power and specialized equipment. It also presents some special problems. Application of a...

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BLM Automatic Clutch Ensures Continuous Trouble-Free Service in This 800 H.P. "Heavy-Duty" Drive

Another example of a soundly engineered HEAVY-DUTY power drive is this BLM Automatic Clutch in direct connection between 800 H.P. Electric Motor and Speed Reducer at Main Line Shaft Drive in the Thunder Bay Elevator of the Canadian Consolidated Grain Company at Fort William, Ont. Due to the fact that any failure or stoppage of the Main Line Drive would paralyze the operation and result in heavy...

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The Story Behind the Story of the Success of

This saga of Steep Rock Lake might never have materialized. People said the risk was too great installing a clutch apparatus on the great dredge and guaranteeing its operation in the removal of 60-million cu. yds. of overburden from the lake bottom so one of North America's greatest ore bodies could be mined. Twice the 10" forged steel shaft had broken on the job causing costly delays. Time...

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BLM Succeeds in United States and Canadian Markets, Metallurgy Important in Centrifugal Operation

SIXTEEN YEARS AGO a Toronto inventor came up with an idea for an automatic clutch a new idea based on an old principle, an idea so mechanically sound that is seemed almost simple. It wasn't, but today there are 15,000 of N. Bruce Wilson's BLM automatic clutches operating in Canadian industry. Seven patents protect the ideas he thought of in 1933 and developed over the years. The Hardinge Co. in...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

BLM Centrifugal Solutions Offers Custom Clutch Designs

BLM Centrifugal Solutions offers three great advantages when it comes to centrifugal clutches. The first advantage they offer is custom clutch designs. They achieve this by letting you work hand in hand with their senior designer Robert Wilson. He is also the owner of the company. If you're looking for the most efficient and cost effective way to meet your design criteria, he will listen to...

Read More »
Company News

BLM Now Offers Clutch Product Warranty Information on Their Website

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 1, 2008 - BLM/CM is so confident of the quality of their clutches, they offer a clutch product warranty that covers a buyer against defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of delivery to the original user. BLM Automatic Clutch Limited will replace the defective product with an equivalent item of their manufacture for any item...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Water Treatment Preventative Maintenance

Your municipality relies on your water treatment plant to safeguard its water supply. Your plant is a sophisticated complex, and the preventative procedures you perform keep it running smoothly. Your back-up and comprehensive monitoring and alarm systems provide further protection for this vital facility. More than likely you have an automatic centrifugal clutch to soft start your standby diesel...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

The Blue Clutch Goes Green

BLM's distinctive blue clutches have always been a green solution, long before it was politically correct. BLM has always produced an energy efficient clutch. An electric motor with a centrifugal clutch starts under no load and does not engage and drive the load until it reaches near rated speed. Once up to speed a motor has more torque to start and accelerate the load and consumes much less...

Read More »
Mechanical Power Transmission

Universal Shaft Mounted Combinations

The UMH is one of BLM's Universal Shaft mounted style Centrifugal Clutches. It is designed to support the end of a universal shaft. This is achieved by mounting the centrifugal clutch on the shaft on the driven side. A typical application for this style is municipal water treatment facilities. Where the primary system is powered by electricity, this centrifugal clutch is used on the back up...

Read More »

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