Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Durable Truck Suspension/Steer Axle conserves weight and fuel.

August 24, 2016

As available option for Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models, SOFTEK® NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system combines STEERTEK NXT axle and monoleaf spring technology with integrated clamp group design. Design conserves weight, promotes ride quality and durability, and facilitates maintenance. Axle, with 2-piece knuckle assembly, also includes double lip seal. Available in 12,500 lb capacity rating, system is approved for on-highway applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

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

August 23, 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

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro-Translation Stage offers 25 mm travel range.

August 22, 2016

Featuring 60 x 86 mm footprint, M-122 Closed-Loop Motorized Positioning Stage can handle payloads to 11 lb with velocity to 20 mm/sec. Optical linear encoder provides 100 nm resolution. Extended service life and optimized guiding accuracy with minimal backlash are guaranteed by preloaded ball-screw drive and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist. Product is suited for research and industrial applications including fiber alignment, metrology, QA testing, and micromachining. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque 17 mm Brush DC Motor has energy efficient design.

August 22, 2016

Featuring coreless design with optimized self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit, Athlonix™ 17DCT offers torque carrying capabilities up to 6.14 mNm and efficiency up to 85%. Torque per ampere performance promotes battery life, and constant force spring design for carbon brush provides consistent performance. This 17 mm dia motor is available in variations that include precious metal commutation and graphite commutation with neodymium magnet inside. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

New High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages from Primatics

August 19, 2016

High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages, from Primatics, Inc., are used in applications where high accuracy and repeatability and/or smoothness are critical.  All sub-assembly components are machined to very tight tolerances in order to achieve the required accuracy and repeatability.  Typical precision for these types of stages are measured in the sub-micron or nanometer... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Liner Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.

August 19, 2016

Targeting applications requiring low friction and high force accuracy, 38 mm dia x 48.3 mm long LAH1-19-000A provides low hysteresis/low friction with consistent bi-directional position control. Symmetrical flex circuit prevents friction caused by movement to ensure consistent results, and solid brass ball cage with captured steel balls further reduces friction. Along with hysteresis of 10 mN, operating specifications include 4.7 N peak force and 7.4 mm total stroke. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque operates in aircraft starter generators.

August 19, 2016

Available as FAA PMA replacement part, Torque Shaft P/N P6630 is part of armature and has installation application on Thales Starter Generators P/N 8260-121 and 8260-123. Thales Starter Generators are installed in ATR42 and ATR72 Series aircraft. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Speed Centering Shaft accelerates production.

August 18, 2016

Designed to deliver speed, reliability, and usability, Tidland Cyclone™ Series centers and grips cores concentrically about shaft to accelerate production. This high-speed centering shaft, engineered for optimal torque capability, also increases throughput by minimizing roll loping and machine vibration. Single-circuit air system and bladders, which can be replaced in <5 min, minimize downtime both during roll changes and scheduled maintenance. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG Supplies Multiple Motors to a Petchem Plant in Mexico

August 16, 2016

Following the corporate strategy of serving the petrochemical market with premium stand-alone products and electric solutions, WEG has delivered over 150 electric motors to a grassroots ethylene plant in Mexico. In cooperation with the EPC contractors and global mechanical rotating equipment vendors, WEG motors will drive pumps, compressors and fans, which will allow the production of... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Network Appliance supports shared storage services.

August 15, 2016

Offering usable capacity of 13 TB, Model FSAn-2 is capable of processing hundreds of thousands of concurrent data-access requests per second for I/O-intensive applications in datacenters. Appliance also frees administrators from complications of managing excessive features not in need. Unit provides performance of more than 600,000 IOPS for 4 KB random writes in 2U rack space. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Network Appliances supply 200 TB PCIe NVMe flash.

August 15, 2016

Offered in commercial and rugged versions, respectively, 4U Models FSAn-4 and FSAn-4R are used in datacenters for accelerating high-performance databases, Hadoop clusters, and HPC applications with large data sets. Rugged version is deployed in broadcast trucks, ground stations, and surveillance aircraft. Providing hot swap and front loading features, devices use high performance PCIe NVMe flash with PCIe 3.0 x8 lanes for double bandwidth of 2.5 in. NVMe. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

August 11, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy.  With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading right back... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enables safe operation of MCC bucket.

August 11, 2016

Portable RSA-35 lets technicians remotely close or trip Westinghouse 11-300 motor control center bucket from safe distance (up to 300 ft away) and remain stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any need for modification to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation. Optional features include radio remote (300 ft range), 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Nine Compact Steam Turbines to Great Britain and the United States

August 10, 2016

Within a period of just a few weeks, Siemens has received orders from customers in Great Britain and the United States for a total of nine compact steam turbines. The turbines are to be manufactured at Siemens’ production site in Frankenthal, Germany. Three SST-040 turbines have been ordered by the Dutch energy provider Kara Energy Systems B.V. for biomass power plants in Great Britain, while... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies VTG Turbocharging Technology for Diesel Engines from Hyundai Motor Company

August 10, 2016

BorgWarner's Advanced Variable Turbine Geometry Turbochargers Boost Performance and Fuel Economy for Hyundai Motor Company's Efficient and Powerful Diesel Engines AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner provides its latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology for a wide range of Euro 6 diesel engines used for numerous Hyundai and Kia models of the Hyundai Motor Company... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motion Drive features 7-800 lb thrust capacity.

August 8, 2016

Integrating Model RG rolling ring linear drive with motion controller, Precision Motion Drive is fully programmable and meets requirements for precision winding/spooling, pick-and-place machines, X-Y coordinate tool movement, and other machinery providing accurate positioning and reciprocating linear motion. Linear movement of drive head is defined via software and monitored by sensors feeding back to electronic control unit. Drive stores up to 20 programs which are recalled at touch of button. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Quick Disconnect Couplings reliably serve oil, gas applications.

August 5, 2016

Offered in 1 ¼ and 2 in. body sizes, thread to connect couplings of FD85 Series help prevent downtime caused by leakages, pressure drops, contamination, and difficult assemblies in industrial and mobile equipment, oil and gas, and construction applications. Lloyd's Registry Certificates for oil and gas and fire ensure couplings perform to industry standards, and each mating part carries marking for blow-out prevention application approval. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake has contamination preventing design.

August 4, 2016

Targeting food-production machine builders, BISSC-approved FMCBE (Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake Enclosed) suits any environment where cleanliness is of primary concern. Smooth nickel-plated finish resists corrosion; stainless steel, hex-head bolts do not have any exposed threads or sockets as to protect against bacteria build-up; and all machined mating surfaces are sealed with O-rings to prevent ingress of fluids. Single double-acting piston prevents simultaneous clutch and brake engagement. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Shaft Collars and Couplings support maintenance applications.

August 4, 2016

Designed to meet special repair and retrofit requirements, Stafford Maintenance Group of products includes weldable- and paintable-shaft collars, along with machineable collars and conversion couplings for joining dissimilar shafts. Micro-adjustable end stops and axial thrust designs for releasing frozen shaft components are also offered. With SPARC™ Stafford Prototype and Repair Collar System, users can create their own working models of special-purposed shaft collars and components. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Steam Turbines Supply Electricity and Process Steam for Pulp Factory in Brazil

August 3, 2016

Two Siemens SST-800 steam turbines are supplying electricity and process steam to a pulp factory in Brazil. The SST-800 has a capacity of 190 megawatts (MW), making it among the largest steam turbines in use in the pulp and paper industry worldwide. The plant has a total capacity of 270 MW. The customer is Klabin, a leading manufacturer and exporter of paper and packaging. An extraction... Read More