Mechanical Power Transmission

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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Military Aircraft - Airbus Defence and Space and Pratt & Whitney Canada mark Delivery of 400th PW127G Engine

September 12, 2016

PW127G engine powers market-leading C295W aircraft offered for FWSAR MONTREAL - Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) has delivered the 400th PW127G turboprop engine for the C295W aircraft produced by Airbus Defence and Space. The engine is assembled at (P&WC's) Longueuil, Quebec facility and is the exclusive powerplant for the market-leading Airbus C295W maritime patrol and medium transport... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Maxcess to Showcase Industry-Leading Technology at Labelexpo Americas 2016

September 12, 2016

One-stop-shop for all of your web handling needs on display at booth 717 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, will showcase industry-leading technology from Fife, Tidland, MAGPOWR, Webex and Valley Roller September 13-15 at Labelexpo 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. “2016 has been a busy year for new product development... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Shaft Collars, Couplings & Mounts Weldable to Create Custom Designed Assemblies

September 9, 2016

A line of weldable shaft collars, couplings, and mounts that let users modify them to fit their own mechanical and structural applications is available from Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts. Stafford Weldable Components include shaft collars, couplings, and mounts which are available made from ANSI 1018 steel and stainless steel to allow users to modify parts and create... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Industrial Linear Stages increase performance via feature set.

September 6, 2016

Available in cleanroom prepared and vacuum versions, PRO-LM linear motor stages and PRO-SL/SLE ball-screw linear stages employ recirculating linear guide bearing system and low-friction sealing solution for extended life in industrial applications. Design provides protection from debris, while ThermoComp™ embedded temperature compensation unit ensures accurate positioning in variable... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches have zero-backlash design.

September 6, 2016

Utilizing magnetic force generated by energized coil providing engagement of input and output members of clutch, CSZ clutches provide efficient connection between motor and load with low inertia, minimal drag, and zero backlash. Integrated bearing design facilitates and accelerates mounting while ensuring application concentricity and optimal system runout. Operating from +14 to +104°F,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Value Added Piezo Element Assembly accelerates OEM integration.

September 6, 2016

Value added piezo components are provided by adhering flexible printed circuits, which provide necessary electrical contact, securely and easily, without soldering to facilitate application integration. OEM customization of piezo elements, including encapsulating or mounting to existing component, is available. Made from ferroelectric soft or hard piezo materials, custom-designed components... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Provide long-term Service for Eight Gas Turbines at Four Power Plants in Mexico

September 6, 2016

• Service and maintenance for six SGT6-8000H and two SGT6-5000F gas turbines included in the 16-year agreement  • Supports Mexico’s commitment to meeting the country’s increasing demand for reliable and efficient energy Siemens has received an order to provide long-term service and maintenance at four power plants in Mexico. The service agreement covers the eight gas turbines and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Front Non-drive Axles offer deep-drop option.

September 6, 2016

With deep-drop axle option, MFS™ Series offers end-users flexibility in packaging their vehicles. Deep axle drops of 4.76 and 5 in. make series suited for auto hauling and refuse applications where lower vehicle ride heights are needed. Systems feature one-piece forged knuckle that is compatible with Meritor EX+™ air disc brakes and Q+™ drum brakes. Axles are available in standard and wide... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Key Power Plant Components to Industrial Customer in Mexico

September 2, 2016

• Largest private cogeneration project to date for Siemens in Mexico Siemens has received an order to supply an H-class gas turbine, one SST-800 steam turbine and two associated generators as well as four switchgear units for the Altamira combined cycle cogeneration power plant in Mexico. The entire power plant will have an electrical capacity of around 350 megawatts (MW) and will also provide... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 64 Wind Turbines for 147 MW Onshore Project in the U.S.

September 2, 2016

• 64 SWT-2.3-108 for Grant Plains Wind in Oklahoma • Clean renewable energy for more than 50,000 U.S. households • Long-term service included Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 64 onshore wind turbines for the onshore Grant Plains Wind project in Oklahoma. The customer is Apex Clean Energy. The wind power plant with a total capacity of 147 megawatts (MW) will... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Vision Systems

Varian Expands Access to Advanced Cancer Care in Bolivia

September 1, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Continuing its efforts to increase access to radiotherapy for cancer treatment worldwide, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced the installation of a Clinac® iX medical linear accelerator at Instituto Oncologico del Oriente Boliviano in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. First patient treatments were started earlier in August. In addition to the installation of the Clinac iX,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

CM-ET Lodestar Classic Electric Chain Motor Now IP66 Rated

September 1, 2016

Legendary motor is ideal for use in outdoor environments and is designed for long service life GETZVILLE, N.Y. – As part of our dedication to providing customers with the best products and services in the industry, Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, has made significant improvements to... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Assured Automation NV Series Actuator Recognized in Best of the Best 2016 Best Practices Award

September 1, 2016

NV Series Replaces obsolete belt-driven valve actuators with gear-style design actuator at less than 10% of the cost of OEM's replacement option CLARK, N.J., Aug. 29, 2016 - Much of our electricity is generated by gas turbines, internal combustion (IC) engines that produce power by burning air-fuel mixtures that throw off hot gases which in turn spin the turbines. The Combined Cycle Journal... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuator utilizes all-steel drive pinion.

August 30, 2016

Featuring 5:1 reduction ratio, 12 Vdc Model MMP LA3-12V-5-A-SP-100 maintains rapid 2 ips stroke speed and 4 in. overall stroke length. Acme screw drive allows for 517 lb of static load, while unit boasts 45 lb dynamic load rating. Operating from -26 to +65°C, IP65-rated actuator features 8 mm diameter clevis mounts on both ends and built-in limit switches for both ends of travel. Typical uses... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mersen Proudly Sponsors University of Washington for Ecocar3 Competition

August 30, 2016

The EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition challenges sixteen North American university teams to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to reduce its environmental impact, while maintaining the muscle and performance expected from this iconic American car. Teams are tasked with enhancing the vehicle with cutting-edge energy efficient powertrains that retain high standards for safety and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HEIDENHAIN to Offer Daily Motion Control Presentations at IMTS Booth -See Schedule Online Here - http://www.heidenhain.us/wp-content/uploads/TakeTen.pdf

August 30, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bringing its international expertise in the area of motion control to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Sept. 12 – 17), HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show.  Each presentation will last a... Read More