J-Series Driveshafts for hydraulic fracturing pumps?


A leading global manufacturer of pressure pumping equipment for oil and gas applications needed a replacement heavy-duty driveshaft for its 2500 HP diesel-powered frac pump unit.

Ameridrives supplied Model J6500 driveshafts with a torque rating of 45,000 Nm
(33,188 lb.ft.) to meet the challenging application requirements. Rugged-duty J-Series driveshafts are specifically designed to provide years of reliable performance at tough hydraulic fracturing drill sites around the world. J-Series models withstand extreme environmental conditions including hot and cold temperature swings, snow and rain, and dust and mud.

Advantages and Features
• High torque capacity
• Long bearing life
• High operating angle capability
• One piece yoke and bearing housing construction
• Eliminates unnecessary bolted connections and serrations in yokes
• Heat treated alloy steel components
• Ideal loading across entire bearing length due to balanced deflection
between yokes and cross
• Replaceable inner bearing race on size U3440 and larger significantly
reducing cross-maintenance expenses
• Available in four basic types
• Technical support and engineering services available
• Extensive repair facility
• Special sizes and designs available upon request
• Large sizes available

Altra is a leading global designer and manufacturer
of quality power transmission and motion control
products utilized on a wide variety of industrial
drivetrain applications. Altra clutches and brakes,
couplings, gearing and PT component product lines
are marketed under the industries most well known
manufacturing brands. Each brand is committed
to the guiding principles of operational excellence,
continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
Highly-engineered Altra solutions are sold in over 70
countries and utilized in a variety of major industrial
markets, including food processing, material
handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy,
automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and
many others.

Altra’s leading brands include Ameridrives,
Bauer Gear Motor, Bibby Turboflex, Boston Gear,
Delroyd Worm Gear, Formsprag Clutch, Guardian
Couplings, Huco, Industrial Clutch, Inertia
Dynamics, Kilian, Lamiflex Couplings, Marland
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Electric, Warner Linear and Wichita Clutch.

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