Wilson Award Finalist Spotlight Video: No Spin Zone: Fan Brakes at Woodward

By: Corporate Communications
May 22, 2018


A 2x4 has its uses, but as the industry standard for stopping the driveshaft of 30-foot wide fans in cooling towers? The team at Woodward thought CF could do better. They worked with vendors to research and design a custom-built cooling tower fan brake that is low maintenance, low cost and setting a new industry standard. Watch the video to see how Woodward created a No Spin Zone for fans and eliminated employee exposure to injury during maintenance activity.