New CD-ROM on Voith Fill-controlled Fluid Couplings

Voith Turbo, the drive technology specialist, presents animations of fill-controlled fluid couplings on a completely new multimedia CD-ROM.
By: Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG
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* Fluid
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* Powertransmission

* Industrial
* Manufacturing

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Feb. 25, 2009 - PRLog -- Voith Turbo, the drive technology specialist, presents animations of fill-controlled fluid couplings on a completely new multimedia CD-ROM. Fill-controlled fluid couplings operate on the principle of hydrodynamic power transmission, this means that torque is transmitted by a liquid – and occurs in a completely wear-free manner. The CD-ROM contains not only animations of fill-controlled couplings themselves, but also demonstrations of the principles of hydrodynamics and several examples of typical applications in the form of eye-catching animations.

Voith fill-controlled couplings handle the most difficult drive requirements in a variety of applications in the conveying and processing fields. Belt conveyor systems up to several kilometers long, armored face conveyors (AFC) for underground coal mining operations, heavy-duty shredders, such as those used in metal recycling, and ball mills used in material processing are the main fields of applications for this type of coupling. Voith couplings transmit from a few 100 kW up to several megawatts of power. They ensure controlled acceleration of the driven machine, effectively dampen shocks and vibrations in the drive line, adjust the speed precisely and, in addition, provide effective overload protection. They can be used to easily incorporate a clutching function and provide active load sharing in multi-motor drives.

Voith Turbo has designed the CD-ROM with the view point of the customer in mind: In addition to introducing "Fill-controlled Fluid Couplings" as a product together with the basic principles of operation, examples of applications illustrate the benefits and advantages of using Voith couplings in drive lines. The result is a state-of-the-art multimedia CD-ROM with attractive, speaker-guided animations in either English or German. Starting the various applications is simple and intuitive, installation on the computer is not necessary; however, the operating system must be Windows XP or higher. The CD-ROM can be ordered at

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Voith Turbo, the specialist for hydrodynamic drive, coupling and braking systems for road,
rail and industrial applications, as well as for ship propulsion systems, is a Group Division of Voith AG.

Voith is setting the standard in the paper, energy, mobility, and service markets.
Established on January 1, 1867, Voith is now one of the largest family-owned businesses in Europe, with 43,000 employees, 4.9 billion euro in sales, and over 270 locations worldwide. Voith is an official partner of the initiative "Germany – Land of Ideas".
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