Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Battery Management System uses celular communications.

July 22, 2016

With Powered by PosiCharge™ technology, Hyster Battery Tracker monitors battery health and usage to help ensure proper maintenance and warranty compliance tracking. Low-profile device stays with battery during its lifetime and uses cellular communications to deliver actionable, real-time data on key performance metrics like state-of-charge, water levels, voltage current and temperature. Email notifications alert fleet managers to potential battery issues that may affect equipment performance. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Waveguide Bends operate up to 90 GHz across 12 frequency bands.

July 22, 2016

Operating across C to W bands, waveguide bends do not degrade transmission signal in waveguide systems where signal is required to turn or bend 90°. E- and H-plane configurations are available constructed of gold-plated, oxygen-free hard copper, or painted copper alloy (depending on the model). Along with VSWR as low as 1.08:1, these 30 unique models come in sizes from WR-137 (5.85 GHz) to WR-12 (90 GHz) and are also offered with UG-style flange per military standard or CPR-style flange. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer makes repeatable measurements.

July 22, 2016

Advanced Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer (A-LFNA) integrates with WaferPro Express software, which performs automated wafer-level measurements of semiconductor devices, to provide deep understanding of noise in devices and circuits. Facilitating noise measurements on components, individual devices, and ICs (packaged and at wafer level), system offers noise sensitivity (-183 dBV2/Hz) that lets engineers characterize devices at voltages up to 200 V and frequencies down to 0.03 Hz. Read More

HVAC

Hydronic Heat Pump offers Aurora controls, efficient operation.

July 22, 2016

Providing energy efficiency ratio (EER) of 14.0–17.5 and coefficient of performance (COP) of 2.9–3.1, Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic heat pump combines scroll compressors, R-410A refrigerant, and oversized heat exchangers. Modular design of Aurora communicating controls allows application flexibility/expansion while offering traditional safety sensors both on loop and load side. Units can be used for heating only, cooling only , or heating/cooling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Discs cut titanium and brass.

July 22, 2016

Designed with silicon-carbide based formulation, Zip Titan™ and Chopcut Titan™ help prevent materials being cut from overheating. Keeping metal cooler helps preserve mechanical properties and surface integrity of titanium and brass. Both discs offer extended lifetime as well as faster and freer cuts. Chopcut Titan™ is designed specifically for performance cutting on portable chop saws. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Ejector Tie-In System accelerates IMM ejector coupling, release.

July 22, 2016

Intended for 1,500+ ton injection molding machines (IMMs), Smartflow® 3 in. FasTie® Quick Ejector Tie-In System offers max ejector force per knock-out position of 15 tons. Accelerated ejector coupling and release supports SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) practices and reduces mold change times in most IMMs. Couplers reside on press ejector plate, while molds in storage may be equipped with pull studs. Couplers and pull studs connect mechanically and release using 80–100 psi shop air.
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Material Handling & Storage

Injection Molded Bottle Handles combine sustainability, strength.

July 22, 2016

Constructed to promote sustainability via minimized sourced material usage, Roberts PolyPro injection molded bottle handles are designed for comfort and strength and are 100% recyclable. These high density polyethylene (HDPE) handles, offered in 2, 3, and multipack configurations, are available in any Pantone Matching System (PMS) color and labeled with Universal Product Code (UPC) stickers. Custom design and prototyping options for non-standard handles are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Logix-based Controller offers sequencing of batch process.

July 22, 2016

Leveraging Logix-based controller platform, SequenceManager allows operators to configure, view, and obtain information about batch sequences stored in controller, optimizing visibility and accessibility to all stages of production process. OEMs can develop, test, and deliver skids as fully functioning, standalone equipment that can seamlessly integrate into site’s existing batch strategy without need to redeploy code. Product is suited for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

WARDJet Releases 5-Axis Router with 3 feet of Z-Axis Travel.

July 22, 2016

The ZCM-2543 speaks to WARDJet's motto of "NOT JUST A WATERJET..." In fact, it's not a waterjet at all. In WARDJet's effort to provide tailored solutions, we continually step outside of the waterjet box. Additionally, this unique router gantry is 100% "waterjet ready." The system has been designed to accept a second 36" Z-axis with a 5X head, which will also have a 2.5 x 4.0 m... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

July 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Union Butterfield Self-Locking Taps

July 22, 2016

Union Butterfield taps provide holding power that lasts Dormer Pramet puts a lock on fastener costs with its Union Butterfield brand of self-locking taps. Utilizing specialized production equipment, this self-locking thread form can be produced on straight flute, spiral flute spiral point, roll form and even on the Union Butterfield line of high performance taps. With improved holding... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sciaky to Deliver Industry-Leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing System to EWI

July 22, 2016

Sciaky and EWI will work together to 3D-print metal prototype parts for a wide range of manufacturers CHICAGO, July 20, 2016 - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that EWI has purchased an industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) system. EWI is a... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Steinmeyer to Attend IMTS 2016 McCormick Place (Sep. 12-17)

July 22, 2016

Burlington, MA, USA, July 20, 2016 - Steinmeyer, the world’s premiere manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, announces its participation in the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show, Booth NC-467at McCormick Place in Chicago, from September 12-17. Company executives and engineers will be on-hand to discuss Steinmeyer’s large portfolio of ball screws, including: Miniature... Read More

Literature & Websites

New Catalog: Exair's New Catalog 30 Features Cooling and Blowoff Products

July 22, 2016

EXAIR's new Catalog 30 is our best offering yet; a full color technical guide offering solutions to common industrial cooling, drying, conveying, blowoff, cleaning, coating and static electricity problems. This 192 page catalog features many new products that can help companies conserve compressed air and reduce dangerous noise levels. Vortex Tubes for spot cooling and energy saving, and an... Read More

Literature & Websites

EngineeringTemp.com - Specialized Temporary Staffing Services Company for Engineering Professionals

July 22, 2016

Cinnaminson, NJ - July 19, 2016 - ENSER Corporation announces the launch of EngineeringTemp.com, the first specialized engineering staffing service for engineering, controls and system professionals. Our temporary engineering staffing solutions connect highly skilled professionals with the best companies. We take pride in understanding an organization's unique needs and... Read More

Literature & Websites

New User-Friendly Website for the Worldwide Motion Control Industry is Unveiled by HEIDENHAIN

July 22, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL (July 2016) - As a leading manufacturer of precision measurement and motion control equipment, DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH has recently launched its new user-friendly website for worldwide use. HEIDENHAIN, an international company, has made translation to many languages available on the site at www.heidenhain.com. Of particular note, HEIDENHAIN has made the new website easier... Read More

Company News

Proof in Numbers: Analysis Measures Specific Energy Savings in Cleaned AHUs

July 22, 2016

An energy savings analysis on one of the AHUs serviced by Service-Tech at a hospital in Clearwater, FL indicated an energy improvement of 186% and energy savings of 65%. Service-Tech Corporation recently cleaned and serviced 10 air handling units (AHUs) at a Florida hospital. In doing so, our technicians conducted a formulated energy savings analysis to measure the performance of each unit... Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire OBBCO Safety & Supply

July 22, 2016

Birmingham, Ala. - Effective today, Motion Industries, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire OBBCO Safety Supply, LLC. Transaction closing is expected to occur August 1, 2016. Based in Chesapeake, Va., OBBCO Safety Supply is an industrial safety distributor, which provides... Read More

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