Nexen Group Inc., formerly known as Horton Industrial Products, is a leading manufacturer of brakes, clutches, torque limiters, overload protection devices and control systems for a variety of industrial applications in the packaging, machine tool, material handling, automotive and textile industries. The company's extensive distribution network serves markets throughout the world with a product line of more than 2,500 components and systems for stop-start, disconnect and overload protection.
Nexen also offers systems for guiding and tension control of roll material moving through a web production machine. Horton web control systems ensure proper web tension for maximum throughout on machinery processing a web.
Applications range from printing of paper and cardboard for food and other packaging to slitting and sheeting operations found in many converting applications. The company recently introduced Eclipse, a new line of products for the rapidly growing motion control industry.
Single-disc, self-adjusting Clutches mount on a driving ordriven shaft. They cover transmitted horsepower ratings fromfractional to 25 hp, torque ratings to 5000 In Lb with thermalcapacities to 2.5 thermal horsepower and maximum operating speeds to 3600 rpm. Most are available in Sheave,Pilot or Coupling Mount versions. 9 Standard Models, 5 Metric Models address these product functions:
Applications of Nexen Air Champ Friction Clutches
- Controlled acceleration
- Tension Control
- Reversing/Multiple Speed
- Torque Limiting
- Overload Protection
- Rapid Cycling/Indexing