Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission

Wind Turbines address low/medium wind and low noise site needs.

September 30, 2016

Onshore direct drive wind turbines include models SWT-3.15-142, SWT-3.6-130, and SWT-3.3-130LN, which are respectively optimized for low-wind, medium-wind, and noise-sensitive sites. While all 3 machines share same nacelle design due to shared modular platform concept, different controller settings and rotor diameters allow turbines to adapt to specific wind and site conditions. Based on direct... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Onshore Wind Turbine features low-noise design.

September 30, 2016

With aerodynamic rotor blade add-ons, Model SWT-3.3-130LN can be operated at noise level of 104.9 dB. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges are equipped with combination of serrations and combs. Each combed teeth element creates fine vortices at point where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower air stream below, resulting in high performance at low... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies Latest Alfa Romeo Gasoline Engine With Advanced Engine Timing System

September 29, 2016

BorgWarner's Engine Timing System with Silent Chain Technology Reduces Friction and Improves Engine Efficiency and Performance AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner's advanced engine timing system drives Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) all-new aluminum 2.0-liter gasoline engine. This Alfa Romeo exclusive engine debuts in the new Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan and will also be available for the... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures First LTP Order for Industrial Gas Turbines in China

September 29, 2016

Siemens and Hangzhou Steam Turbine Co., Ltd. (HTC) have secured a long term service program (LTP) order from Kunshan GCL Blue Sky Distributed Energy Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Golden Concord Power Group Limited (GCL). Siemens and HTC will provide service and maintenance for two Siemens SGT-800 gas turbines located at the Kunshan GCL Blue Sky distributed energy project located in Kunshan City,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Xylem Specifies Volvo Penta Industrial Open Power Units for Godwin Dewatering Systems

September 29, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Sept. 26, 2016 – Volvo Penta is supplying its new PowerPac industrial open power units for use in Xylem’s Godwin brand dewatering pumps. Godwin, a brand of Xylem and global leader in the supply of fully automatic self-priming pumps, has selected Volvo Penta to provide Tier 4 Final diesel PowerPac units that will drive various Godwin pump systems in mining, sewage,... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dana Bolsters Efficient Drivetrain Solutions for Load Haul Dumpers, Underground Mining Trucks

September 28, 2016

Robust New Systems Improve Performance, Durability, Safety LAS VEGAS - Today at MINExpo 2016, Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) unveiled two new drivetrain systems for small- and medium-sized load haul dumpers (LHDs) and articulated trucks used in underground mining operations.  These offerings improve precision and efficiency, facilitating the loading and hauling of material in higher... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Aerodynamic Blade Add-On reduces wind turbine noise.

September 28, 2016

DinoTail Next Generation, inspired by an owl wing's trailing edge fringe, optimizes aeroacoustic performance of wind turbine rotor blades without negatively affecting annual energy production. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges have serrations and combs. Combed teeth concept creates fine vortices where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

PumPac® Angular Contact Ball Bearing Arrangements from SKF Integrate Optimized Internal Design for Ideal Performance

September 21, 2016

The MRC PumPac® series of angular contact ball bearing arrangements from SKF integrate optimized internal designs and uniquely engineered contact angles to reduce operating temperatures and vibration while helping to prevent ball sliding and shuttling in demanding pump applications.  These bearings ultimately can deliver ideal performance for centrifugal pumps and other systems typically... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Instrument Enclosures support portability accessories.

September 20, 2016

Fostering increased portability, CARRYTEC instrument enclosures support shoulder strap and bracket accessories. Black adjustable strap, measuring 62.99 x 2.17 x 0.20 in., is wedge-shaped to optimize load distribution and prevent slippage from shoulder. Each bracket kit contains 2 black (RAL 9005) plastic brackets, 4 screws, and 4 washers. Each bracket has 2 mounting holes,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque Motors target direct drive applications.

September 19, 2016

With 200 mm active length for each diameter, TMB+ series includes 62 standard model sizes with four different windings each. These motors, compatible with most CNC controllers, achieve peak torque of up to 42,900 Nm and utilize flux weakening to increase speed capabilities. Optional IMTHP thermal module provides users with precise and reliable temperature monitoring, while no backlash... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line

September 19, 2016

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Capacity Trucks has chosen Volvo Penta to be a supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its line of Sabre terminal tractors. A Volvo Penta 173 hp engine was recently installed into a Capacity truck that made its debut at the Capacity Dealer Meeting in early June and will be deployed at several... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Safety Gate System provides holding force of 7,500 N.

September 19, 2016

Suitable for small and light as well as large and heavy doors and gates, PSENmlock offers safety gate monitoring and safe guard locking for protection of personnel and processes to highest PL e in one device. Currentless guard locking system uses bistable magnet, minimizing energy consumption. With holding force of 7,500 N and integrated latching force of 30 N, safety gate system prevents guard... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Valve Actuators feature LED status monitoring.

September 15, 2016

Featuring limit switches and middle position, Type EA25-250 All-Digital Electric Actuators can automate wide range of ball and butterfly valves in applications such as chemical processing, water treatment, and refrigeration. Devices operate valves with rotating angle from 90–180°, delivering nominal torques from 10–100 Nm and peak torques from 25–250 Nm. Clear display with LED indicators... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

September 15, 2016

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integration flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia holes, 5.0 x 5.0 mm to... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

September 14, 2016

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in. travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with <150 µrad angular deviation in pitch and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

Delta Presents Integrated Automation Solutions for Industrial Machinery at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

Bring your "Delta Passport" to booth E-4338 to join Delta's journey to smart manufacturing and experience hands-on floor demos CHICAGO - Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today invites International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) attendees to join it on the journey to smart manufacturing. At booth E-4338, visitors will see first-hand how Delta's... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

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

September 14, 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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Powerphase Issued Patent for Transformational Gas Turbine Upgrade

September 12, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Powerphase, a developer of upgrades for gas turbines, has been issued a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), US Patent No. 9,388,737 for a new type of technology that improves the output, fuel efficiency and responsiveness of gas turbines, including those used in electric power generation, gas processing plants and industrial processes. The gas turbine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Linear Motors deliver high acceleration, precision.

September 12, 2016

With precision to <1 micron, LBIM-021 Series includes cleanroom-compatible, non-contact, 3-phase servo motors featuring 4 sizes of ironless forcers that provide cog free motion. Matching magnetic tracks creaties forces of 8.7, 16.3, 23.1, and 31.0 lb at 10% duty cycle. Available in 4 standard and custom lengths, modular magnetic tracks can be assembled to create unlimited stroke lengths.... Read More