|ADDAX Inc. in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA,
was the first company in the world to offer the cooling tower industry
mass-produced composite intermediate drive shafts made from carbon-fibre
reinforced with epoxy resin.
The flexible elements are
also made from composite material and are covered with a
Motor and gear box hubs, as well as bolts and nuts are from corrosion
resistant materials, like 316 stainless steel or Monel.
The composite drive
shafts are dynamically balanced and are torsionally dampening