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BWD Automotive Releases 197 New Part Numbers

March 16, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles. The BWD line expansion features more than 60 million additional VIO with new key category coverage through the 2015 model year. BWD® added 110 new parts to its diesel category, including several new product categories and... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

TPE Container Closures protect product integrity.

March 14, 2016

Made from AdvantaFlex® biopharmaceutical-grade TPE as ready-to-use, closed systems, BioClosure System Assemblies feature elastomeric seals and unobstructed fluid paths. Units include Single-Use AdvantaFlex fluid transfer tubing and molded container closures, plus filters and caps. Container capacities range from 125 mL to 2 L for media bottles, 1 and 2 L for Erlenmeyer flasks, and 2.5–40 L for carboys. Applications include aseptic sampling, cell growth, filling, process R&D, and cold storage. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Direct Metals Supplies Bar Grating for Historic Fourth Ward Project

March 11, 2016

Kennesaw, GA – Direct Metals, an international steel service center with locations in Kennesaw, GA and Waukegan, IL, has provided serrated 7TW4 galvanized fabricated bar grating panels in the construction of an access ramp, platforms and stairs as part of Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward BeltLine project-a new greenspace for the neighborhood to gather. 57,000 lbs. and 139 pieces of 3/16"... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Fixtureworks to Showcase Lineup of Rollers and Bumpers at MODEX 2016

March 9, 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), www.fixtureworks.net a leading supplier of material handling components, fixturing accessories and machine tool elements will bring its broad spectrum of Fairlane® Products rollers and bumpers to booth 1768, at MODEX 2016, April 4-7, 2016, Atlanta, GA. Rugged, wear resistant and smooth, Fairlane Products rollers and... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Cut-Resistant Sleeves provide Cut Level 5 protection.

March 9, 2016

Made of 13 gauge high performance polyethylene, Defensor™ Sleeves are 18 in. long and come with thumbhole at end, preventing them from riding up and exposing forearm to hazard. Lightweight sleeves also dissipate heat to overcome discomfort, even during prolong usage. Able to withstand up to 10 wash cycles, sleeves provide CE Cut Level 5, Abrasion Level 3, and Tear Level 4 protection. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Lightweight Driveshaft supports engine downspeeding.

March 2, 2016

Weighing 30 lb less than existing products, Next-Generation Driveshaft is tailored to address specific torque-management strategies of individual commercial-vehicle manufacturers. Performance and vehicle dynamics are optimized with reduced noise, vibration, and harshness levels. Designed for severe-duty, long-haul applications on high-efficiency Class 8 trucks, driveshaft enables axle ratio lower than 2.26:1. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Shaft Collars are stackable at 90 degree angle.

February 26, 2016

Suited for applications where vibration and thermal shock are potential problem, Stafford 90 Degree Mounting System features 2 stainless steel shaft collars with machined flat slots on O.D. that precisely fit into each other at right angle for stacking tubing, shafts, and components. Available in 3/8, 1, and 1 1/8 in. ID sizes, 2-piece shaft collars have smooth bores to protect shafts and evenly distribute holding power on tubes, and can be used to align sensors up and down. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Spider Provides Largest Blade Access Platform to Date to Uruguay Wind Farm

February 25, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided the largest Blade Access Platform (BAP) to date for Akuo Energy Uruguay. Akuo Energy is France's leading independent producer of renewable energy and has subsidiaries in ten countries including Uruguay, their gateway to the Latin American region. With two wind farms currently in operation, Parque Eólico Minas and Parque... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Enerpac Wins Contract to Build a Rotor Removal System for S.T. Cotter Turbine Services

February 24, 2016

Menomonee Falls, WI – Enerpac has been awarded a contract from S.T. Cotter Turbine Services to build a Rotor Removal System. S.T. Cotter provides maintenance services for planned maintenance, emergent outages and balance of plant. The Rotor Removal System will provide S.T. Cotter with a tool to reduce the time and labor needed during the removal and installation of a generator’s rotor. The... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Robotics, Vision Systems

Xilinx and its Expanded Ecosystem Showcase the Latest 16nm Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Technologies at Embedded World 2016

February 19, 2016

Demonstrations will highlight how Xilinx is enabling differentiated, smarter, and connected applications that are shaping the future of Embedded Vision and Industrial IoT SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) and its expanded ecosystem will showcase the latest 16nm Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC technologies at Embedded World 2016. Conference presentations and demonstrations will... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Qualcomm Announces Vulkan API Support on the Adreno 530 GPU

February 19, 2016

SAN DIEGO - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced support for the latest graphics and compute API from Khronos™, Vulkan™, on its Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU, which is embedded in its Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 processor. Vulkan is the next-generation open-standard API for high-efficiency access to graphics and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services

Xilinx Strengthens Embedded Vision and Industrial IoT Portfolio with Expanded Ecosystem and Platforms

February 18, 2016

Complements new 16nm Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC and software defined SDSoC development environments, enabling the highest levels of differentiation and flexibility SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that it has strengthened its portfolio for Embedded Vision and Industrial IoT markets with an expanded ecosystem and hardware platforms. This announcement complements... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Optics & Photonics

LG Electronics Selects CEVA Imaging and Vision DSP for Mobile Devices

February 18, 2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that LG Electronics has licensed the CEVA imaging and vision DSP for its mobile device product lines. "We are delighted to announce LG Electronics as a customer for our imaging and vision DSP," said Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA. "Their market... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Stainless Steel Chains target food industry.

February 16, 2016

With corrosion-free design, CF Stainless Steel Chains are suited for environments with water or steam, stringent cleaning regimes, or extreme temperatures. All rollers are seamless and therefore impact-resistant at high speeds, ensuring smooth, even chain operation. Seamless bushes minimize initial stretch and allow customized length tolerances, resulting in optimized positioning accuracy, especially in dynamic cyclic operation. Operating from -80 to +150°C, chains meet ISO 606 requirements. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Services

Rocket Launch of Unmanned Mission Viewed with Pride by Rayotek Sight Windows

February 15, 2016

Rayotek Sight Windows was both excited and proud to view the test flight launch of Delta IV Orion EFT-1. Key position employees from both Rayotek Scientific, Inc. and its sister company, Rayotek Sight Windows were excited to have attended the Delta IV launch of the Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) Mission. The launch was in December 2014 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Economical Hermetic Sealing of Rayotek Sight Windows' Threaded Sight Glasses

February 12, 2016

The function of NPT and SAE threaded sight glasses is to provide visual accessibility for observation of closed and sealed systems, where a robust, long-lasting hermetic seal is critical to performance.  Rayotek Sight Windows' proprietary technologies for sealing optical materials to metal economically make high pressure and ultra-high pressure windows both reliable and affordable. ... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

NEBS-Compliant 15U ATCA Chassis exceeds 400 W/slot capability.

February 11, 2016

Leveraging Kaparel design and reverse impeller hot-plug cartridges, 15U AdvancedTCA (ATCA) chassis provides at least 400 W/slot cooling capability while meeting all compliance criteria and recommended practices. Design meets NEBS requirements, including ability to cool chassis with fan tray removed for 2 min, and remains within FCC acoustic requirements. Both 40 and 10 GbE backplane options feature separate signal and power sections, and RiCool III blowers feature 185 cfm airflow per fan. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Heavy-Duty Mounting Components offer design flexibility.

February 8, 2016

Consisting of steel shaft collars and flange mounts, Heavy-Duty Mounting Components are manufactured to specification with modifications such as flats, mounting holes, slots, and keyways. Flange collars incorporate Accu-Clamp™ non-marring clamping feature machined into perfectly square mounting flange, and mounting collars can be configured for face or O.D. mounting arrangements. Available in 0.75–8 in. ID sizes, Heavy-Duty Mounting Components can also be made from stainless steel. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Seginus Inc. is Pleased to Introduce 38000-245EH Outlet Adapter

February 5, 2016

The Outlet Adapter P/N 38000-245 is used in the Rinse Valve Assemblies on Vacuum Toilets, Galley Waste Disposal Units, and Smart Toilets and have installation eligibility on Airbus Series, Airbus A380 Series, Boeing 787 Series, and Boeing 777-200 Aircraft. Seginus Inc. has released the following FAA PMA replacement parts to aid in your cost reduction programs when maintaining your Vacuum... Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

Chassis Dynamometer Testing - Key Upgrade Considerations

February 3, 2016

Five reasons why the time is now to upgrade your chassis dynamometer testing system When it comes to chassis dynamometers, the roll assembly hardware can maintain high functionality for years. In fact, a wave of innovation in the 1980s led to many installations still in operation today. As the old adage goes, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The catch is you’re likely in the... Read More