May - 2015

25 May 2015

Helicopter Rotor Drivetrain

Boston Gear Couplings & Custom Gearing for Helicopter Rotor Drivetrain

The world’s leading manufacturer of light, inexpensive civil helicopters required reliable gearing and couplings for the belt drive on their latest model. The components are utilized on an adjustable pulley shaft that is positioned between the engine shaft pulley and the rotor shaft pulley.

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05 May 2015

Best Practices Part No Longer Available

Best Practices Series: Sorry, that part is no longer available

It’s a phrase that can send chills down the spine of even the most hardened maintenance worker. The production line is down... a key part needs to be replaced to get the line back up. Wonder of wonders, you find the label on the problem product is still intact and the part number is actually legible.

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