Extremely hot, extremely heavy, extremely dirty: in steel plants, people and technology are subjected to extreme environmental conditions. Yet with the smart use of safety couplings, costly stoppages can be avoided in this sector. Care for an example? Then take a look at our technical article “Reaping returns many times over” on the R+W home page. Here, we describe how an industrial drive safety coupling is used to protect a gear drive in a steel plant. It’s certainly worth a read.