Mechanical Power Transmission

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

In Vacuum Amplifier works with vacuum UV silicon diodes.

April 29, 2016

High-vacuum-compatible, current-to-voltage converting amplifier 671MX is intended for use with vacuum UV silicon photodiodes. With integral socketed photodiode mount, combination detector/amplifier hybrid can be used to measure small photo-generated currents with resolutions of 10 fA and dynamic ranges of 4 orders of magnitude. Solution consists of low-noise op-amp with selectable feedback resistor. Latter is also socketed and can be changed to match gain/dynamic range requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepping Motor Driver can run 2 motors simultaneously.

April 28, 2016

With 2-channel drive function, Model TC78S122FNG can run 2 stepping motors independently in high-voltage, low-power MOS process. Bipolar IC also provides interface for driving brushed DC motors, enabling use of stepping motors and brushed DC motors together in 6 combinations. Channels can be paralleled to double power handling. Housed in HTSSOP package with max ratings of 40 V and 2 A, device offers singe-, half-, and quarter-step driving capability for torque-speed tradeoff flexibility. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Three-Phase Soft Starters suit water pumps up to 75 hp.

April 26, 2016

With RSWT Series, all 3 phases are controlled to achieve current balancing, minimizing inrush current as well as vibration during starting/stopping of centrifugal pumps. Through dedicated self-learning algorithm, series achieves smooth starting/stopping with minimal setting adjustments. V00/V01 type provides single adjustment setting for soft starting/stopping time, whereas V10/V11 type includes Class 10 overload protection and soft starting/stopping times that can be individually set. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Heavy-Duty Hydraulic Motors have interchangeable design.

April 26, 2016

Adapting Geroler gear set design with high-speed distribution of flow and high pressure, bidirectional 500-Series suits for low-speed, high-pressure applications with smooth rotation throughout speed transitions. Available shafts, mounts, and displacements – 125, 160, 200, 230, 250, 300, 350, 375, 475, 540, and 750 – allow motors to be configured to application requirements. These high-torque motors are interchangeable with such brands as Charlynn, White, Ross, Parker, and Danfoss. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Stage provides 360-degree continuous travel.

April 26, 2016

Exhibiting angular accuracy of 30 arcsec, repeatability of 3 arcsec, and 0.324 arcsec resolution, RTS-DD Series is suited for laboratory, factory automation, and semiconductor processing applications. Low profile design helps minimize abbe errors when used with another motion axis, while brushless direct-drive servo motor eliminates backlash. Series also features optical encoder with precision index mark for homing, and 30 mm through-bore to enable routing of vacuum or high-voltage lines. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Engine Mounting Systems reduce vehicle weight.

April 26, 2016

With almost all functional components made of polyamide, hydraulic mounts for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu engine contribute to lightweight construction and thereby help reduce fuel consumption and improve driving experience. Crash-relevant parts are made of aluminum. Current vehicle models can be supplied with 3 engine mounts and their attachments: engine mount, transmission mount, and torque rod support. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Circular Piezo Actuators suit highly dynamic processes.

April 21, 2016

Based on multilayer and ceramic encapsulation process, P-088 Circular PICMA® Piezo Actuators, Chips, and Tubular Stacks offer microsecond response time, sub nanometer resolution, and resonant frequency to 68 kHz. PICMA® ceramic technology is applied to PD0xx miniature annular PZT chips with outer diameters from 5–16 mm and inner diameters of 2.5–8 mm. Largest 16 mm unit delivers 6,000 N of blocking force in circular form and 4,400 N in annular shape. Travel range of 2 µm is achieved at 100 V. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

WEG Motors and Drives Play Key Role in Lille's New Wastewater Treatment Plant

April 20, 2016

Lille’s new facility comprises two separate treatment trains, one for wastewater and one for stormwater. Complying with EU standards is one of the key challenges that wastewater treatment plants face. For this reason, more and more water treatment facilities across Europe are investing in ambitious optimisation projects aimed at enhancing energy efficiency and productivity. One example of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Green & Clean

WEG Motors Drive Safe Jackup Operations in the North Sea

April 19, 2016

Reliability is key to ensuring the success of ‘jackup’ operations in the oil gas industry. With this in mind, leading provider of offshore drilling units Paragon Offshore turned to global drive technology manufacturer WEG to replace the electric motors driving its B391 jackup rig in the North Sea. WEG supplied Paragon with 58 highly reliable and energy efficient W22 motors to ensure a smooth... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Open Power Units comply with EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV.

April 19, 2016

Pre-installed with Tier 4F/Stage IV after-treatment components, engine cooling system, air and fuel filters, and mounting brackets, EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV PowerPac units are available for 214–543 hp TAD87XVE, TAD117XVE, and TAD137XVE engine models. Integration facilitates and accelerates installation, without custom engineering, in OEM machines. Units utilize Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, which complies with Tier 4F/Stage IV emission limits without separate DPF or DOC. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG and Alpha Electrics to supply Grange Resources Mill Motor

April 18, 2016

WEG Australia, through its local business partner Alpha Electrics (Tasmania), has successfully won the tender for Grange Resources, supplying two synchronous mill motors (frame size 1400). Facilitated by the ongoing business relationship between Alpha Electrics and Grange Resources and bolstered by the long standing supply and service history that Alpha Electrics has with WEG Australia, WEG... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Freudenberg's Levitex® Technology Revolutionizes Automotive Engine Seals

April 15, 2016

Visitors are welcome to visit Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies in booth #1229 at the SAE World Congress April 12-14 in Detroit. Plymouth, Mich. - U.S. fuel efficiency standards will nearly double between 2012 and 2025, and Freudenberg’s Low Emission Sealing Solution (LESS) components can help vehicle manufacturers meet these strict new limits while introducing cleaner, more efficient... Read More

HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission

Marathon Motors TEAO Cooling Tower Motor Wins Plant Engineering's Gold Product of the Year Award

April 14, 2016

Plant Engineering magazine has chosen Marathon™ Motors TEAO Cooling Tower motor for the 2015 Product of the Year Gold Award in the Electric Motors and Drives category. The award program, now in its 28th year, relies on readership to select the outstanding new products that help them do their jobs in a manner that’s more efficient, productive, safe and smart.  “Marathon Motors is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

EVS Metal Acquires Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation for Riverdale, New Jersey Manufacturing Facility

April 13, 2016

Riverdale, NJ – EVS Metal, Inc., has added an extraordinary new fabrication system to their New Jersey manufacturing facility: the Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation. This new bending machine features the world’s first dual servo-electric drive, allowing EVS to process parts with both high speed and high degrees of precision. The EG 6013 is especially impressive as it utilizes... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Siemens Selected as Technology Partner for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in the US

April 12, 2016

• H-class Flex-Plant™ combined cycle for Lordstown Energy Center in Ohio • Total installed capacity of 940 megawatts to power approximately 800,000 households • Siemens Financial Services provides 27 per cent of the overall equity investment • Order volume exceeds USD 800 million including long-term service contract Siemens was chosen from Clean Energy Future as the turnkey... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rockwell Automation Brings SAB Maltings Into The Connected Enterprise

April 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation recently supplied South African Breweries’ (SAB) first fully automated and networked EtherNet/IP-based control system for its new maltings plant in Alrode, South Africa. The new control system will integrate traditionally disparate, malt-production processes into a single, networked, EtherNet/IP-based solution to provide plantwide visibility and actionable... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brush DC Motor carries up to 14.96 mNm torque.

April 8, 2016

Featuring coreless design with self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit in 24 mm diameter size, Athlonix™ 24DCT provides efficiency reaching up to 90%. Miniature DC motor is available in 2 variations: precious metal commutation and graphite commutation with Neo magnet inside. Product is suited for battery-driven applications such as medical and industrial pumps, drug delivery systems, robotic systems, miniature industrial power tools, tattoo machines, and dental tools. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Reliable DC Motors incorporate mechanical monitoring system.

April 5, 2016

Offered in low-profile package with DC motor technology as alternative to motor rewinds or AC conversions, 125–1,200 hp RPM PD series is optimized for reliability. Performance and armature design produce full power over extended speed ranges with smooth torque transitions and minimal cogging while operating at low speeds. Length of brushes, along with mechanical monitoring system, promotes increased run time between scheduled maintenance shutdowns. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Linear Stages offer optimized moment load stability.

April 5, 2016

With patented bolt-on design, WGS Series can be directly coupled to size 17 and size 23 step motors, simplifying design by eliminating assembly time and previously required couplings. Over 20 lead screw configurations and multiple motor size and stack options are available. Stages are suited for variety of applications, including blood analyzers, microscopy, auto-samplers, industrial X-Y stages, and semiconductor inspection equipment. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pin Type Bushing Couplings dampen system vibration.

April 5, 2016

Designed using pin and bushing connection that minimizes vibration, CPU Couplings handle angular misalignment of 4° and parallel misalignment of 0.5 mm. Design maintains zero backlash for smooth system operation, while lightweight aluminum construction absorbs and dissipates heat from adjacent sources in system. Able to handle speeds up to 4,000 rpm, RoHS-compliant couplings come in 3 models with bore sizes from 6.00–22 mm and transmittable torque from 2.2–25 Nm. Read More