Wichita Clutch has supplied AquaMaKKs low-inertia, spring-set brakes (LI-SSB) for use on diving support vessel (DSV) mooring winches. The DSV is used for inspection, maintenance and repair of offshore oil and gas pipelines and platforms. A 4-point, computer-controlled mooring system maintains the ships position over a dive site while compensating for swell, tide and prevailing wind.
AquaMaKKs LI-SSB brakes are installed on each of the mooring systemâ€™s four deck-mounted, AC motor driven winches. Read Article