Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission, Safety & Security Equipment

ROBA-guidestop brakes closed in de-energised condition.

December 5, 2016

Openable with compressed air at 20 to 30 bar, ROBA®-guidestop profiled rail brakes are available in five construction sizes - each size in both standard design and in compact, short design. Covering range of holding forces from 1 to 34 kN, unit offers compact pressure booster to mechanically increase system pressure from 4 to 6 bar. Operating according to fail-safe principle, device can be clamped backlash-free onto the profile rail.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Pasternack's PE15A5033F Delivers High Power Amplification with GaN Technology

December 3, 2016

High Power Amplifier Generates 100W Saturated Output Power from 0.7 to 2.7 GHz

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, offers a number of high power broadband amplifiers that can be used across a wide range of applications including electronic warfare, radar, communications, and test and measurement.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Components for Five Power Plant Units in Republic of the Sudan

December 3, 2016

Siemens has signed an agreement in Berlin yesterday with Sudan’s state-run energy provider Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to supply five SGT5-2000E gas turbines. These machines will deliver a combined electrical generating capacity of some 850 megawatts for the Sudanese national grid. All five power plant units are scheduled to already commence commercial operation at the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

VRPower Smart Power Stages housed in PowerPAK MLP55-32L/QFN package.

December 2, 2016

Incorporating power MOSFETs, advanced driver IC and bootstrap FET, VRPower Smart Power Stages are available in SiC645 and SiC645A designs and housed in 5 mm by 5 mm by 0.66 mm package. Using low-side MOSFET RDS(ON), units accurately report current and temperatures using 5 mV/A and 8 mV/C signals, respectively. Offering 4.5 V to 18 V input range, products feature low package parasitic resistance and inductance for high switching frequencies up to 2 MHz.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

PSI Repair Services Achieves New Milestone with its 30,000th Repaired Wind Turbine Part

December 1, 2016

Livonia, Michigan – PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry, announced today that it recently shipped its 30,000th repaired wind turbine part to a prominent wind energy company. Since 2009, PSI has provided economical repairs, as well as industry-leading engineering services, for the...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Amprion and Elia Award Siemens with HVDC Contract for ALEGrO Interconnector

December 1, 2016

Erlangen/Dortmund/Brussels, 2016-Nov-29

  • Contract volume €273 million including a five-year maintenance agreement
  • Two converter stations at both ends of a 90 km underground cable with a capacity of 1000 MW
  • ALEGrO creates value for society: security of power supply, renewable energy and European market integration

Amprion and Elia have signed...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens is Supplying Nine Gas Turbines to Argentina

December 1, 2016

• Orders for seven SGT-800 and two Industrial Trent 60 gas turbines

• 300th SGT-800 sold

Siemens has received orders from Argentina for a total of seven SGT-800 industrial gas turbines and two Industrial Trent 60 gas turbines. This order marks the 300th SGT-800 machine that the company has sold worldwide. The turbines will provide a combined electrical capacity of...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Certified quality for offshore applications - ROBA-DS shaft couplings tested by DNV GL

December 1, 2016

The compact and high performance ROBA®-DS disk pack couplings by mayr® power transmission have been certified by DNV GL. They ensure maximum possible operational and functional safety for users on the high seas.

Whether in the drives of ship propellers, mobile platforms such as drilling platforms for oil and gas extraction, or also in tidal power plants - the areas of application for...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems Establish Japan Radiotherapy Education Center

November 30, 2016

TOKYO, Japan and PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016  Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a new advanced radiotherapy education center in Japan. Located on the Komazawa campus in Tokyo, the education center is equipped with a fully functional Varian TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator and offers hands-on educational courses for medical professionals and...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

GKN Expands Electric All-Wheel Drive Program with German OEM

November 30, 2016

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 28, 2016 - GKN Driveline has continued its global electric axle (eAxle) drive partnership with the BMW Group, supplying eAxle technology for a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X1 for the Chinese market. The system is part of the same scalable family of eAxles used in the plug-in hybrid BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 225xe.

GKN Driveline Chief Executive Officer...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Through Shaft Sensor Offers Position Accuracy in Harsh Conditions

November 24, 2016

Brighton, MI – Piher Sensors & Controls’ hollow shaft PST-360 Contactless Hall-effect Magnetic Sensor was designed as a reliable solution for maintaining accurate pedal or brake position in steer by wire applications. For on-road and off-road vehicles, this is particularly important as these vehicles demand accuracy even in the face of extremely harsh conditions.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

SWM24 Stepper Motors feature torque ripple smoothing.

November 23, 2016

Featuring Modbus/RTU for easy communication with PLC or HMI, IP65 rated SWM24 Stepper Motors offers RS-232, Ethernet and EtherNet/IP Communication options. With built-in incremental encode, motor offers command control modes for Step direction, velocity and streaming. Fusing high torque NEMA 24 frames step motor with sophisticated, 6.0 A/phase (peak-of-sine) step motor drive into single dustproof device, unit requires 24 and 48 volt DC power supplies.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Standard Motor Products Releases 269 New Parts for Standard and Intermotor

November 23, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2016 - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 269 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year with more than 172 million additional VIO.

SMP continues to expand its line of variable valve timing (VVT) components by introducing 56 VVT solenoids and 6 VVT sprockets. In total,...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator prevents unwanted shaft rotation.

November 19, 2016

Preventing unwanted shaft rotation, LAH13-11-000A Voice Coil Actuator delivers peak force of 11.9 N and continuous stall force of 0.7 N. Measuring 36.00 mm x 30.00 mm, device weighs 0.22 lb. Eliminating friction and side-loads at non-vertical angle, unit removes unwanted particulate accumulation caused from bearing/bushing shedding. Returning magnet to mid-stroke when re-energized, Actuator is suitable for medical equipment and aerospace applications.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Pasternack Delivers High Power Amplification with GaN Technology

November 19, 2016

High Power Amplifier Generates 100W Saturated Output Power from 0.7 to 2.7 GHz

Irvine, Calif. - Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, offers a number of high power broadband amplifiers that can be used across a wide range of applications including electronic warfare, radar, communications, and test and measurement.

Pasternack’s...Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive Nut Runs on Threadless Shaft - Eliminates Risk of Jamming, Enhances Clean Operation

November 19, 2016

November 2016, Aston PA - Amacoil-Uhing Model RS drive nuts provide smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design. Unlike a screw, the RS drive nut runs on a smooth shaft. This eliminates the potential for debris to become trapped in threads which could then clog or jam. If material does fall onto the shaft, it is easily removed by wiping the shaft with a clean cloth. Should an object...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

DC022C DC Series Motor features neodymium stator.

November 18, 2016

Available in 22-mm diameter in three lengths, DC022C DC Series Motor delivers 0.0056 to 0.141 Nm output torque. Designed with 2-pole stator with neodymium magnets, 5-slot skewed rotor and sintered bronze bearings, unit is suitable for lab automation, medical devices, communications equipment. Constituting ball bearings, copper graphite brushes and RFI suppression, motor features speeds up to 10,000 RPM and DC bus voltages up to 36 Vdc.

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Simotics HV HP Motor offers Short delivery periods.

November 18, 2016

Covering power of up to 70 megawatt, Simotics HV HP motor offers optimized base frame to reduce noise and vibrations. Available with gas and dust explosion protection and variety of cooling methods, unit ensures optimum interaction to Sinamics medium-voltage converters within Integrated drive System (IDS). Suitable for use in aggressive and potentially explosive atmospheres, motor meets API, TR CU, CSA and NEMA certification requirements.

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Effective Protection for Electric Motors and Loads

November 18, 2016

  •  High-performance Simatic ET 200SP motor starter with new versions and functions
  •  Now particularly powerful with four adjustment ranges up to 5.5 kilowatts
  •  New fail-safe versions for a wide range of switching and monitoring tasks
  •  New functions, such as motor blocking protection and Quick Stop, for greater throughput, productivity and availability
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Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Ratio Transmissions for accurate operation in seeding.

November 17, 2016

Designed to work in harshest environments, Zero-Max’s VRT Transmissions are enclosed in aluminum housing locks in mechanical drive components. Product provides accurate dispensing rates of seed and fertilizer in agricultural equipment. Seed dispensing accuracy is maintained even when equipment ground speed varies. Zero-Max’s ground-driven system is main operating link between GPS and mechanical dispensing mechanisms.

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