Friction Clutches, Brakes & Torque Limiters for Industrial Applications

Mach III designs and manufactures air and spring engaged clutches and brakes and mechanical torque limiters in our Walton, Kentucky, USA facility. Our products are used worldwide to connect, disconnect, start, stop, hold and protect machine components and to provide tension control. Mach III has supplied long lasting, simple to operate and easy to maintain products to the power transmission industry since the mid 1960’s.

Catalog Products

Mach III offers nearly 300 catalog models to accommodate:

  • Torque requirements to 41,000 (4632 Nm)
  • Shaft sizes to 3.500 Inches (95 mm)
  • Various mounting arrangements including NEMA frame
  • Flexible and rigid coupling
  • Applications up to 1750 RPM

Catalog models are built to order with the precise Imperial or Metric bore and keyway requested, eliminating the additional work of modifying shafting or installing bushings to achieve a proper fit.

Featured Catalog Products


Why Choose Mach III?

Factory Based Engineering Support

We save engineers and maintenance professionals time with experienced, efficient selection assistance and quick turnaround on custom design solutions.

Easy To Work With

We provide detailed models and spec sheets, quick and easy-to-read quotations, prompt order acknowledgements with confirmed ship dates and accurate shipping documents.

Reliable Ship Dates

We meet or beat the ship dates we confirm 98% of the time. On the rare occasions an order is delayed, we notify our clients no later than the day the order was scheduled to ship.

Out-Of-The-Box Installation

Our products are delivered bored and keyed to fit the shaft size you specify. If you need a sprocket or pulley on the pilot, we will machine and install it prior to shipment.

Long Lasting, Low Maintenance

When properly applied, installed and operated, our products can last for years with little attention and wear parts are field replaceable.

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Custom Engineered Solutions

Mach III has manufactured more than 2000 custom models to accommodate:

  • Torque requirements to 61,000 (6892 Nm)
  • Shaft sizes to 4.000 Inches (100 mm)
  • IEC, NEMA to IEC, and other special mounting arrangements
  • Tight space constraints
  • Food handling, corrosive, high and low temp and other extreme environments

We are constantly creating new custom products, even when our clients need only a single unit. To learn about our custom design capabilities and process click here.

Recent Custom Projects