Fairfield Introduces Complete Line of High-Torque Jack-Up Drives


Fairfield recently introduced their new line of High-Torque Jack-Up drives at the May 2009 Offshore Technology Conference, held at Reliant Park in Houston, TX.

Fairfield's complete line of Torque-Hub® jacking drive products are designed and developed to meet the specialized needs and requirements of rugged marine applications with maximum jacking torque ratings from 700,000 in-lbs to over 20,000,000 in-lbs.

Special features offered include customized input configurations, output pinion gears, and specific ratios suited to the specific applications. Fairfield Torque-Hub® jacking drives feature ABS and DNV certifications and include high quality, precision gear components to insure smooth jacking, high reliability and outstanding performance in the most demanding applications.

Fairfield Manufacturing, global leader in gear and drive solutions, is celebrating 90 years in business, with more than three decades of experience successfully providing gear and drive solutions to the offshore energy industry. A highly experienced technical team focused on application, design, and manufacturing engineering puts the customer at the center of the project insuring that every need is met.

In addition to a complete line of jack-up drives, Fairfield also provides a full range of Torque-Hub® planetary drives and custom designed assemblies for marine environments, including swing drives, winch and hoist drives, and custom drive solutions for both offshore and onshore applications.

Fairfield is part of the Drive Systems business segment of the Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon, Switzerland. The Oerlikon Corporation operates in 180 locations worldwide on five continents and focuses on a variety of high technology markets in Europe, Asia and the U.S.