Mechanical Power Transmission

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual positioning. Base is 2.362 x 2.362 in., and 1.181 in. dia table supports loads to 2.2 lb and has scale to display rotation angle. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens and MAPNA to Start Transfer of Know-How for F-Class Gas Turbines

September 23, 2016

Shipment of the first gas turbine for Bandar Abbas power plant in Iran Only six months after signing of the energy agreement with the MAPNA Group, Siemens has shipped the first F-class gas turbine for the project Bandar Abbas to Iran. This is the first stage of the bilateral contract covering the transfer of know-how for F-class gas turbine technology between Siemens and MAPNA. As part of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Build Offshore Wind Project with Innovative Foundations and Cable Systems

September 22, 2016

Gravity jacket concept for cost-efficient foundations First offshore installation of SWT

7.0 - 154 wind turbine including 66kV transformer, cable and switchgear Cable in pipe for cost-efficient cable systems Four wind turbines and related equipment take a large step into the future of offshore wind technology: Nissum Bredning Vindmøllelaug and Jysk Energi placed the winning... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

PumPac® Angular Contact Ball Bearing Arrangements from SKF Integrate Optimized Internal Design for Ideal Performance

September 21, 2016

The MRC PumPac® series of angular contact ball bearing arrangements from SKF integrate optimized internal designs and uniquely engineered contact angles to reduce operating temperatures and vibration while helping to prevent ball sliding and shuttling in demanding pump applications.  These bearings ultimately can deliver ideal performance for centrifugal pumps and other systems typically... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Instrument Enclosures support portability accessories.

September 20, 2016

Fostering increased portability, CARRYTEC instrument enclosures support shoulder strap and bracket accessories. Black adjustable strap, measuring 62.99 x 2.17 x 0.20 in., is wedge-shaped to optimize load distribution and prevent slippage from shoulder. Each bracket kit contains 2 black (RAL 9005) plastic brackets, 4 screws, and 4 washers. Each bracket has 2 mounting holes, with 0.681 in. hole distance, 0.256 in. dia, and 0.118 in. min wall thickness. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Showcase new Onshore Wind Turbines and Service Innovation

September 19, 2016

Siemens at WindEnergy Hamburg trade show at Hall 6, Booth B6.362

  • Panelists at Wind Europe conference
  • Booth presentation on 360 square meters
  • Product launches include new onshore turbines and service products
At the WindEnergy 2016 trade show Siemens will showcase various innovations designed to address the challenges of the energy transition:... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line

September 19, 2016

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Capacity Trucks has chosen Volvo Penta to be a supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its line of Sabre terminal tractors. A Volvo Penta 173 hp engine was recently installed into a Capacity truck that made its debut at the Capacity Dealer Meeting in early June and will be deployed at... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Safety Gate System provides holding force of 7,500 N.

September 19, 2016

Suitable for small and light as well as large and heavy doors and gates, PSENmlock offers safety gate monitoring and safe guard locking for protection of personnel and processes to highest PL e in one device. Currentless guard locking system uses bistable magnet, minimizing energy consumption. With holding force of 7,500 N and integrated latching force of 30 N, safety gate system prevents guard from opening inadvertently, making PSENmlock particularly suitable for machines with hazardous overrun. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque Motors target direct drive applications.

September 19, 2016

With 200 mm active length for each diameter, TMB+ series includes 62 standard model sizes with four different windings each. These motors, compatible with most CNC controllers, achieve peak torque of up to 42,900 Nm and utilize flux weakening to increase speed capabilities. Optional IMTHP thermal module provides users with precise and reliable temperature monitoring, while no backlash and zero maintenance requirements promote stable performance with smooth, precise, and efficient motions.

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Valve Actuators feature LED status monitoring.

September 15, 2016

Featuring limit switches and middle position, Type EA25-250 All-Digital Electric Actuators can automate wide range of ball and butterfly valves in applications such as chemical processing, water treatment, and refrigeration. Devices operate valves with rotating angle from 90–180°, delivering nominal torques from 10–100 Nm and peak torques from 25–250 Nm. Clear display with LED indicators shows valve position and actuator status at-a-glance, in low light conditions or from distance. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

September 15, 2016

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integration flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia holes, 5.0 x 5.0 mm to 10.0 x 10.0 mm cross sections, and under 5.0 mm thicknesses. Stacks provide free stroke displacements up to 100 µm. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

September 14, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

Delta Presents Integrated Automation Solutions for Industrial Machinery at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

Bring your "Delta Passport" to booth E-4338 to join Delta's journey to smart manufacturing and experience hands-on floor demos CHICAGO - Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today invites International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) attendees to join it on the journey to smart manufacturing. At booth E-4338, visitors will see first-hand how... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

September 14, 2016

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in. travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with <150 µrad angular deviation in pitch and yaw, features include deep and blind ¼ in.-20 (M6) tapped holes on moving world. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Maxcess to Showcase Industry-Leading Technology at Labelexpo Americas 2016

September 12, 2016

One-stop-shop for all of your web handling needs on display at booth 717 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, will showcase industry-leading technology from Fife, Tidland, MAGPOWR, Webex and Valley Roller September 13-15 at Labelexpo 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. “2016 has been a busy year for new product... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Military Aircraft - Airbus Defence and Space and Pratt & Whitney Canada mark Delivery of 400th PW127G Engine

September 12, 2016

PW127G engine powers market-leading C295W aircraft offered for FWSAR MONTREAL - Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) has delivered the 400th PW127G turboprop engine for the C295W aircraft produced by Airbus Defence and Space. The engine is assembled at (P&WC's) Longueuil, Quebec facility and is the exclusive powerplant for the market-leading Airbus C295W maritime patrol and medium transport... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Powerphase Issued Patent for Transformational Gas Turbine Upgrade

September 12, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Powerphase, a developer of upgrades for gas turbines, has been issued a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), US Patent No. 9,388,737 for a new type of technology that improves the output, fuel efficiency and responsiveness of gas turbines, including those used in electric power generation, gas processing plants and industrial processes. The gas turbine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Linear Motors deliver high acceleration, precision.

September 12, 2016

With precision to <1 micron, LBIM-021 Series includes cleanroom-compatible, non-contact, 3-phase servo motors featuring 4 sizes of ironless forcers that provide cog free motion. Matching magnetic tracks creaties forces of 8.7, 16.3, 23.1, and 31.0 lb at 10% duty cycle. Available in 4 standard and custom lengths, modular magnetic tracks can be assembled to create unlimited stroke lengths. Multiple forcers can operate in same magnetic track with overlapping travels. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Shaft Collars, Couplings & Mounts Weldable to Create Custom Designed Assemblies

September 9, 2016

A line of weldable shaft collars, couplings, and mounts that let users modify them to fit their own mechanical and structural applications is available from Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts. Stafford Weldable Components include shaft collars, couplings, and mounts which are available made from ANSI 1018 steel and stainless steel to allow users to modify parts and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Provide long-term Service for Eight Gas Turbines at Four Power Plants in Mexico

September 6, 2016

• Service and maintenance for six SGT6-8000H and two SGT6-5000F gas turbines included in the 16-year agreement  • Supports Mexico’s commitment to meeting the country’s increasing demand for reliable and efficient energy Siemens has received an order to provide long-term service and maintenance at four power plants in Mexico. The service agreement covers the eight gas turbines and... Read More