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08 April 2020

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Altra's Global Covid-19 Response

Altra’s businesses are providing essential products and technology being used on the front lines of the COVID-19 war. Altra has received many letters from our customers asking for our help and our brands have responded.

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26 March 2020

Mobile X-Ray Machines

Inertia Modified FSBR Brakes for Mobile X-Ray Machines

A medical imaging technology leader required an electric brake for its mobile X-Ray machines. The brakes are needed to provide reliable parking/holding functionality to ensure that the machine does not move during the imaging process.

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14 February 2020

Warehouse Retrieval System

Inertia FSB Series Brakes for Warehouse Retrieval Systems

A major U.S. manufacturer of automated warehouse systems needed a reliable electric brake solution for use on its robotic order sorting system.

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10 February 2020

Mammography Machines

Braking Solutions for Mammography Machines

A major global manufacturer of mammography systems contacted Altra Motion for braking solutions it needed for various applications within its machines. Altra worked closely with the OEMs engineering team to identify and confirm the torque requirements and space limitations of each different brake application.

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14 May 2018

Elevator Smoke Curtains

Inertia Dynamics SO Series Clutch Couplings for Elevator Smoke Curtains

A leading U.S. smoke and fire curtain manufacturer, needed a small, reliable electric clutch solution for use on its elevator smoke curtains. The roll-up transparent screens are connected to a smoke detector near the elevators.

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