Altra Industrial Motion has launched a new Web site that provides engineers and professionals in the global energy industry with a comprehensive resource for application-specific power transmission and motion control solutions. According to the company, the Web site offers convenient access to leading Altra brands and products, which are critical to a variety of energy industry applications. The new online resource is organized into nine application-specific categories, including:
  • Steam turbines.
  • Fans.
  • Blowers.
  • Gas turbines.
  • Nuclear power pumps.
  • Wind turbines.
  • Tidal power turbines.
  • Cooling towers.
  • Conveyors.
  • Equipment with application in coal-fired and ethanol plants is also presented on the site. Within the application categories are products, photos, features and benefits of each Altra solution, which can be applied to improve operational efficiency, productivity, speed and reliability, according to the company. Internet links are furthermore provided to the Altra brands highlighted on the site, including Ameridrives Couplings, Bibby Transmissions, TB Woods, Formsprag Clutch, Marland Clutch, Twiflex Limited, Boston Gear, Wichita Clutch and Industrial Clutch. Another link is provided to a literature portal with information grouped by brand and markets served. "Our intent is to provide a truly one-stop resource to OEMs and end-users with a robust Web site that makes it easy for engineers to find application-specific power transmission and motion control solutions," says Altra Director of Marketing David Brooksbank. The site can also be accessed by visiting Altras corporate Web site and selecting the drop-down menu at Altra Market Web sites.