Turbo gear units
Driven by gas turbines, steam turbines or electrical motors, out single or double helical turbo parallel shafts gear units are preferred by professionals in search oh high power transmission with very low power losses.
Integral gear units
For industries looking for high efficiency compression systems, Flender-Graffenstaden provides single or multiple meshing integral gear units using single helical and thrust collar designs. With impellers directly mounted to the high speed shaft, these products form an integral unit with the driven compressors and expanders. These multi-stage gear units can also incorporate other equipment such as electric motors, steam or gas turbines, coolers and turbo expanders.
Oil & Gas
Flender-Graffenstaden High performance gear units are used in all processes of the Oil & Gas industry through the world.
Upstream: FPSO, Platforms, Onshore Fields.
Midstream: Pipelines, LNG Tankers
Downstream: Refineries, LNG plants, GTL plants
Petrochemicals: Fertilisers, PTA Plants
For those aplications, gear units are generally designed based on API 613 and are tailored to customer’s specifications.
Flender-Graffenstaden is recognized as the world leader for Gearboxes used in Industrial Power Generation applications including either gas turbines or steam turbines driving generator.
Load gear units are designed based on API or AGMA standard, and optimized in order to offer the maximum efficiency.
The group “ETABLISSEMENTS DE STRASBOURG” is founded
Start of machine tools manufacturing
Production of railway equipment
The Company “SOCIÉTÉ ALSACIENNE DE CONSTURCTIONS MÉCANIQUES” is born
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Stat of SACM’s own gear division
Design of the first turbo gear
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Take over by the personnel (51%) and FLENDER (49%)
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