Mechanical Power Transmission

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Natural Gas Engine targets Type C school bus market.

July 30, 2015

Fueled by compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or renewable natural gas, 6.7 liter ISB6.7 G Natural Gas Engine utilizes Cummins Westport's proprietary spark-ignited, stoichiometric combustion with cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation technology. Three-Way Catalyst aftertreatment is packaged as muffler, and is maintenance-free, eliminating need for DPF or SCR aftertreatment. Available up to 260 hp with 660 lb-ft of torque, MidRange engine offers automatic transmission capability. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital IC Amplifier features selectable scales.

July 23, 2015

Millimar C1200, powered by rechargeable batteries or external power supply, features display that can be adjusted to viewing angles between 0° and 90°. With ±5,000 µm range and 0.1 µm reading resolution, display provides clear and responsive analog readings with selectable analog scale, numeric digital readings, or both. Single probe input accommodates standard or long-range inductive probes, and data output is available using MarConnect cables for Digimatic, Opto-RS 232, or USB interface. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Dual-Axis Linear Stepper Motors enable precise positioning.

July 21, 2015

Suited for open loop positioning applications requiring 2 axis of motion in one plane, dual axis linear stepper motors offer speeds up to 80 ips and strokes up to 20 x 30 in. Moving assembly (forcer) is supported by embedded, magnetically preloaded air bearings, which support payload and maintain 0.0005–0.0010 in. gap between platen and forcer. Respectively, full step values are 0.010 and 0.005 in. for 2- and 4-phase motors. With micro-stepping, resolutions of 0.5–1 micron are achievable. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque Arm Drive System saves floor space.

July 16, 2015

Featuring self-contained, closed-loop design, Hägglunds TADS Hydraulic Drive System comes with either internal splines or hollow output shaft with compression coupling that mounts directly to machine's drive shaft. TADS delivers max torque from zero speed with infinite start, stop, and reverse, which will not damage system. Equipped with fast hydraulic pump compensators to minimize wear, drive system is suited for apron feeders, belt feeders, belt conveyors, and infeed conveyors. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Radial Insert Ball Bearings offer anti-corrosion protection.

July 16, 2015

Featuring DUROTECT® B coating for anti-corrosion protection, FAG Black Series Ball Bearing Units are suitable for challenging operation conditions. Two self-retaining set screws that are offset by 120° securely locate inner ring on shaft. Available with inch and metric bore diameters, bearings have cast iron housing, black oxide coated rings, 1-piece seal with molded seal lip, and polyamide cage. Units come pre-lubricated and can be re-lubricated via lubrication nipple. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Tapered Roller Bearings feature 4-row design.

July 14, 2015

Available in open and sealed variants that are identical, both dimensionally and in terms of load-carrying capacity, SKF Explorer Tapered Roller Bearings are intended for work rolls in rolling mills. Compact seal, made with heat- and wear-resistant material, allows unified bearing design. Open bearings have no cage protrusion, minimizing risk of damage both during handling and operation. Four separate outer rings allow even load distribution, extending service life. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.

July 14, 2015

Available with screw diameters up to 75 mm and leads up to 20 mm, Planetary Screw Assemblies achieve dynamic load capacities of 544 kN and static load capacities of 1,496 kN. Planets rotate with defined contact profile in nut around screw in parallel to axis, ensuring smooth operation and minimized noise emission. Assemblies are suited for use in medium-sized and heavy-duty machinery such as presses, plastic injection molding machines, and machine tools. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Actuator operates fusible panel unit switches.

July 9, 2015

Installing without modifications to existing electrical equipment, Model RSA-154F is compatible with type VF357, VB357, VF358, and VB358 Siemens Vacu-Break panel switches with 25 in. height and ratings from 800-1,200 A. Remote switch actuator allows technicians to remotely close or open switches from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Applications include manufacturing plants, mass-production industries, and commercial, institutional, and other large buildings. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motors provide max speed of 9,000 rpm.

July 9, 2015

Used with DC bus voltages up to 96 V, EC042B Series offers 3 motor lengths with 11–31 Ncm continuous torque and 35–99 Ncm peak torque. Motors utilize high-energy, 4-pole rotor with rare earth magnets for high torque to inertia ratio. Stator assembly is designed with low-loss materials for high-speed applications, while motor shaft is supported by shielded ball bearings that are preloaded for low vibration and quiet operation. Eight winding variations are available. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor targets medical applications.

July 8, 2015

Measuring 4 mm in diameter, Model EC 4 comes in 2 different lengths, with power ratings of 0.5 and 1 W. Brushless micro drive is equipped with ironless winding and is certified in accordance with ISO 13485. Combined with GP 4 planetary gearhead, EC 4 is suited for use in micropumps, analytic and diagnostic devices, and laboratory robots. Motor can adjust lenses, dispense fluids, or position sensing devices. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuators meet machine builders' performance requirements.

July 7, 2015

Available with 6 bore sizes and incremental travel lengths, Optimax® Series OSW Dual Bore Pneumatic Slide Tables deliver high power in compact spaces and feature roller bearing guide and dual piston bores. Optimax Series OSP Compact Pneumatic Thruster Slides, available with 8 bore sizes and incremental travel lengths to 100 mm, features magnets for switch sensing capability and shock pads that reduce end of travel impact. Both series offer drop-in metric mounting matching global standard. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Data Storage Systems deliver 4 million IOPS performance.

July 6, 2015

Featuring scalable design, ETERNUS DX8700 S3 and DX8900 S3 are built for enterprises that demand peak performance up to 4 million IOPS, capacity up to 14 PB, enterprise-class resiliency, and always-on availability. With automated quality of service management, performance levels can be allocated according to business priorities. ETERNUS DX models are suited for consolidating data into one system, such as online transaction processing, file services, business analytics, and/or Big Data. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Actuator controls Pringle switches.

July 2, 2015

With CBS ArcSafe® RSA-135A Actuator, technicians can remotely close and open/trip Pringle switch from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Unit is compatible with all type QA/CBC Pringle switches with ratings of 2,500 A and up and equipped with shunt trip. Typical uses include heavy-duty applications such as rectifier disconnects, crane and electrified rail isolation, battery disconnects, and UPS systems. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Material Handling & Storage

Mini Positioning Stages offer 1 nm or 4 nm resolution.

July 2, 2015

Available in open-loop and closed-loop versions measuring 21 mm wide, Series Q-521 offers travel ranges of 12, 22, and 32 mm. Piezo-driven linear positioners are based on stick-slip gearless motor principle with self-clamping motor design that provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. Equipped with integrated linear encoder, stages provide precision positioning and alignment of compact opto-mechanical components in research and OEM instrumentation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rectangular Brush DC Motors suit portable equipment, power tools.

June 29, 2015

Used with DC bus voltages up to 48 V, DC032A Series has 25 x 32 mm motor body cross section, is available in 3 lengths with continuous torque from 0.027–0.034 Nm, and max speed of 6,500 rpm. There are 8 standard winding variations available, as well as custom options, to suit diverse projects, and construction features high-energy, 4-pole stator with rare earth magnets. While 13-slot commutation design minimizes torque ripple, skewed armature slots maximize reduction of reluctance torque. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearboxes ease disassembly from machine.

June 25, 2015

Suitable for harsh applications, 300 Series offers torque range of 1,000–1,287,000 Nm and gear ratios from 3.4–5,234. FDK version, with hollow shaft and 2 keys at 120°, uses axial locking ring with threaded holes for reliable shaft mounting. Keyed hollow shaft is available in sizes ranging from 300–310. FZP version, available in sizes from 311–325, features splined hollow shaft which meets DIN 5480 standard, and also includes axial locking key with threaded holes for mounting. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planar XY Air Bearing Stage serves precision motion applications.

June 23, 2015

To maximize throughput while promoting precision, PIglide HS uses magnetically preloaded air-bearings on Y axes and vacuum preloaded X-Y puck that floats on reference surface. Cross-beam mounts to Y axis via flexural coupling that provides yaw-compliance without sacrificing system stiffness, and gantry axis is dual air-bearing H-bridge design incorporating dual linear motors and dual linear encoders. Incremental and absolute encoder options are available, and travels reach 500 x 1,000 mm. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor/Driver Packages have built-in controller.

June 17, 2015

Available from 30–400 W with 16 speed settings, BXII Series provides speed control up to 4,000 rpm with speed regulation to +0.05%. Units are available in round shaft, parallel shaft gearheads, or hollow shaft flat gearhead with electromagnetic brake options. Parallel geared types produce up to 610 lb-in. of torque, while hollow shaft flat geared types produce up to 970 lb-in. Digital setting on face of drive is used for built-in speed control, positioning, or torque limiting functions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Backlash-Free Profiled Rail Brakes ensure maximum safety.

June 15, 2015

Available in 8 construction sizes, ROBA®-guidestop Safety Brakes are backlash-free clamping units for profiled rail guides that cover nominal holding forces from 5–34 kN. When operating with suspended loads, brakes stop movement safely and quickly should unintended fall or crash occur. Units are directly mounted onto masses to be held and work according to fail-safe principle. Integrated switching condition monitoring is provided with contactless proximity switch. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Actuator works with high-pressure contact switches.

June 12, 2015

With CBS ArcSafe® RSA-73A Remote Switch Actuator, technicians can remotely charge, close, and/or trip General Electric Type HPC High Pressure Contact Switches from safe distance while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Installation and operation does not require any modifications to existing electrical equipment. Typical applications include main service, feeder, and branch circuit disconnects, as well as both transformer and large motor disconnects. Read More