Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission

Schaeffler Supplies Key Components for New Panama Canal

June 30, 2016

Bearing Solutions for the Project of the Century The newest of what are now three channels in the Panama Canal eliminates a bottleneck for global commercial shipping. Schaeffler has supplied more than 3,400 rolling bearings for the lock technology and for water management. PANAMA CITY, Fla. and SCHWEINFURT, Germany, June 27, 2016 - After a nine-year construction period, the new, third... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Stepper Stage offers 2 axes of coordinated motion.

June 30, 2016

Run in horizontal or vertical orientation, closed loop LSS-012-12-060-XY-01A-M series integrates absolute linear encoder into single-axis linear stepper motor stage to operate linear stepper motor as 2-phase brushless linear motor. Linear stepper motors STS-0620-R generate 6.0 lb with total stroke length of 12.5 in. for each axis, and 1.0 micron (absolute) resolution encoder allows precise positioning. Also, use of absolute encoders eliminates need to use home position sensors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Reinforced Isolated Amplifier expands performance, lifespan.

June 30, 2016

Available in 5.85 x 7.5 mm SOIC package, AMC1301 helps engineers design accurate systems without having to compensate for DC and temperature drift errors. Offset drift is 3 µV/°C over -40 to +125°C range, and working breakdown voltage – 1,000 Vrms for insulation barrier lifetime of 64 years min – exceeds VDE0884-10 requirements. Used for shunt-based current sensing in high-voltage equipment, this product exhibits 200 uV max offset error, 0.03% linearity, and no relevant lifetime degradation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

IKO's CRBF Crossed Roller Bearings Reduce Power Consumption Visit IKO at IMTS, East Building, booth E-4752

June 29, 2016

Parsippany, NJ – IKO International's CRBF Crossed Roller Bearings will be on show at IMTS on booth E-4752. These specialized bearings feature a space-saving design, with rollers alternately crossed at right angles between inseparable inner and outer rings. Because the rollers make inline contact with the raceway surfaces, elastic deformation under load is minimal. Bearings can... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Voice Coil Actuators

June 29, 2016

H2W Technologies offers miniature versions of both our moving coil and moving magnet voice coil actuators.  Additionally, we offer custom designed solutions to meet your application specifications. H2W has built its smallest moving magnet voice coil actuator (NCM01-04-001-2IB) to date, with an outside diameter of 0.40 in [10 mm and a length of 0.735 in [18.8 mm.  It has a stroke of 0.10 in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Outboard Engines combine output power and regulation compliance.

June 29, 2016

Covering 150–200 hp range, Evinrude E-TEC G2 models 150, 150 HO, 175, and 200 are optimized for delivery of torque and fuel efficiency as well as regulated emissions reduction. Motors, available with integrated Dynamic Power Steering and i-Trim (intelligent trim system), promote handling confidence and performance at any speed or in any sea conditions, and steering mechanisms in mid-section simplifies rigging for clean transom. Pushbutton automatic winterization is also standard. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Integrated Electronic Brake System is lightweight and compact.

June 29, 2016

To promote driving comfort, MK C1 reduces pedal vibrations and ensures driver always feels same force-path characteristics in pedal. Unit integrates brake actuation, brake booster, and control systems (ABS and ESC) into compact braking module. While able to build up braking pressure at rates to fulfill pressure dynamics requirements for ADAS, electro-hydraulic MK C1 also meets requirements for recuperative braking system without any additional measures. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor and Drive Package delivers up to 610 lb-in.

June 29, 2016

Available with 200 Watt (¼ hp) or 400 Watt (½ hp) motor, BMU Series features flat speed torque curve, compact design, and digital speed indicator. Motor rated at 200 W is available in 100-120 Vac input and existing 200-240 Vac input, while 400 W model produces approximately 40% more starting torque and provides 100% more continuous running torque. Offered in inch or metric geared output shafts, package includes 9.8 ft motor cable. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Polymer Bearings: Mepaco's Customers Showing Promising Results

June 28, 2016

With the sophisticated demands in food processing and production, safety and quality, every component within food equipment is critical.   Any machinery with moving parts has friction and ‘wear’ issues, and to accommodate most equipment uses a standard bearing.   But in applications where the standard bearings compromise food contact areas, Mepaco offers the polymer bearing. Standard... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Belt-Drive Actuator handles loads up to 520 lb.

June 28, 2016

With speeds up to 100 in./sec and strokes up to 230 in., MXB-S Belt-Drive Actuator offers solution for light- to moderate-loading applications requiring high duty cycle and high speeds over long strokes. Unit features trapezoidal solid bearing that slides along extrusion, acting as wiper against contaminants, making it suitable for harsh environments. Actuator is available in 6 body sizes with in-line motor mounts as well as reverse parallel mounts with 3:1 timing belt reductions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Spool/Sleeve Actuators for Boeing Aircraft

June 24, 2016

Problem: Part match-fit and cylindricity requirements made vendors willing to accept the responsibility of holding print tolerances scarce. Material: 440C HT 58 RC min. Critical Dimensions: Match-fit clearance: hold match fit clearance spool/sleeve to .00005". The resulting cylindricity on both spool and sleeve necessarily were near .000025". 4 Ra surface finish.  Resolution: Match-fit of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Outboard Engine features computer-optimized combustion.

June 24, 2016

Designed using computer modelling of moment of combustion to maximize performance regarding increased torque, fuel economy, and emissions reduction, Evinrude E-TEC G2 features extended required dealer-scheduled maintenance interval of every 5 years or 500 hr.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spherical Roller Bearings support vibratory applications.

June 23, 2016

Made from heat treated steel, SKF Explorer Bearings are suited for vibrating screens, compactors, road rollers, and similar end-uses operating with high vibration and exposed to contamination and/or poor lubrication. Units accommodate very heavy radial and axial loads in applications where misalignment or shaft deflections may occur. Bearings are available in wide range of bore sizes, with 2 hardened steel cages featuring outer ring centered guide ring, and C4 internal radial clearance. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Medical Grade Flexible Shafts come in 0.024-0.500 in. diameters.

June 22, 2016

Combining torsional strength and minimal deflection with uniformly smooth rotational behavior, standard and custom flexible shafts, which are used to provide rotary motion on surgical tool at focal point of work being performed, ensure proper torsion and tactile feel on distal end for surgeon. Shafts are available in clockwise, counterclockwise, and bi-directional motion designs in Type 302, 304, 316, and 17-7 stainless steel as well as high-carbon steel. Several options are available. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Helical Gearboxes operate with 1-20 hp electric motors.

June 17, 2016

Available in 5 frame sizes from 56C to 254/6TC with 6 nominal ratios of 5:1 to 60:1, IronHorse Helical Gearboxes provide quiet startup and smooth operation in conveyors, packaging machines, and rotary tables. Constructed with one-piece FC-20 cast iron housing, gearboxes have carbon steel shaft protected with shaft sleeves, as well as heat-treated and ground high-strength steel gears. Interior channel guides oil to directly and constantly lubricate heavy-duty bearings on output shaft. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Profile Linear Positioner offers 3 travel ranges.

June 17, 2016

With fully integrated linear piezo motor, Model N-565 measures 65 mm W x 20 mm H with length from 80 mm and travel ranges of ½, 1, and 2 in. Integrated interferometric linear encoder can resolve to 20 pm and allows incremental motion below 1 nm. Due to short signal period of 0.5 µm, linearity error of PIOne encoder is less than 1%. PiezoWalk® technology stepping drives are not subject to sliding friction effects and achieve virtually wear-free motion. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Waste Handling Equipment

Superior Industries Plans for Showcase of New Products at MINEXPO International 2016

June 14, 2016

Morris, Minn. - Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, plans to launch several new products at MINEXPO International 2016. At the Silver, inside booth #19100, the manufacturer will display its new Patriot™ Cone Crusher, TeleStacker® Conveyor, mine duty idlers, mine duty pulleys, conveyor drive package... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Brush DC Motor features coreless design.

June 14, 2016

Measuring 16 mm in diameter, Athlonix&trade; 16DCP features energy-efficient coreless design with optimized self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit. Unit is available in precious metal and graphite commutation variations, both featuring Alnico magnet inside. Constant force spring design for carbon brush ensures consistent performance. With max continuous torque up to 2.63 mNm, motor is suited for medical and industrial pumps, gas analyzers, power tools, mesotherapy guns, and tattoo machines. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

High Power Modular Drives minimize necessary component count.

June 14, 2016

Unidrive M and Powerdrive F300 variable speed drives, both available in frame size 11, provide flexible method of building compact, reliable, high-power solutions. When paralleled together, Unidrive M can control asynchronous and permanent magnet motors in systems up to 2.8 MW (4,200 hp). Frame 11, as 250 kW (400 hp) module, lets system builders to create high power solutions with minimal components and offers fast current control algorithms and high switching frequencies. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Disc Couplings target critical drivetrain applications.

June 14, 2016

Aligned to torque requirements of turbomachinery, Kop-Flex High Performance Disc Coupling 2.0 Series matches established English and Metric shaft sizes and is available in 2 reduced-moment styles: standard RZS and full-featured RMS, with interlocking flanges for additional safety in event of torque overload. Both feature minimum nominal bore capacity of 1.6&ndash;8.5 in., with max torque ratings of 12,000&ndash;1,880,000 lb-in. Max speeds range from 7,900 rpm for largest coupling to 34,300 rpm for smallest. Read More