Mechanical Power Transmission

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 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

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 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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Environmentally-friendly, Economical, Reliable and Simple: Parallel Hybrid Propulsion Offers Nothing But Advantages.

July 29, 2016

  • Environmentally-friendly, economical, reliable and simple: parallel hybrid propulsion offers nothing but advantages.
Electric propulsion generates no emissions and is extremely user-friendly: the vessels that use it are silent, experience much lower levels of vibration and are easier to handle. Last but not least in terms of its advantages: parallel hybrid represents an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures follow-up Onshore Wind Project in Australia

July 28, 2016

  • 32 SWT-3.2-113 Direct Drive wind turbines for Hornsdale Stage 2
  • Clean renewable energy for more than 70,000 households
  • Long-term service contract included
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

15,000 Metric Gears - Shipped Factory Direct

July 27, 2016

The largest selection of stock metric gears now available within 3 business days Mineola, NY – With the largest selection of stock metric gears, KHK USA is now able to meet the needs of industrial automation designs with off-the-shelf gears with the fastest of lead times. KHK USA based in Mineola NY, stocks approximately 4,500 skus in the New York warehouse for same day warehouse shipping... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Frequency Drives support multiple industries.

July 27, 2016

Featuring modular design, Model AD1000 can reduce energy consumption by automatically adjusting to changing operating conditions in water, wastewater, irrigation, and other pump applications. Low-voltage Model AD700E, providing precise motor control for variable speed applications up to 30 hp, is suited for food/beverage and packaging industries as well as conveyors, pumps, and fans. Integrated I/O, Ethernet, and fieldbus communications allow connection with control and monitoring system. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Induction Motors feature liquid cooled design.

July 27, 2016

Available in 315–500 mm frame sizes, IMfinity® LC Series is rated 400 V for 315–450 mm sizes and 690 V for 500 mm size. Motors range from 150–1,500 kW with frequency of 50/60 Hz. Use of water circulation over frame housing for cooling maintains thermal efficiency and enables use with variable speed drive for heavy-duty applications that require constant torque. Offered with optional IP56 or IP65 protection, LC Series is fitted with water leakage detector to control water circuit reliability. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Integrated Heat Recovery Module improves generator efficacy.

July 27, 2016

Integrated exhaust heat recovery module increases efficiency and performance of GT333S microturbine powered electric generators. Allowing GT333S to achieve >80% total system efficiency, this Combined Heat and Power (CHP) module allows recovery of up to 545 additional kilowatts of thermal energy to be used as part of process hot water or in absorption chiller. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring Engaged (Power Off) Brake features thin design.

July 26, 2016

Targeting OEM applications, Thin Spring Engaged Brake (TSEB) offers reversible mounting with shaft extending past brake or within brake body. Friction disc/rotor and hub are constructed from lightweight metal to allow lower inertia, while splined hub for shaft connections typically provides <1.5° backlash. Product is RoHS compliant and also features UL Class F insulated coil system. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Ejector Tie-In System accelerates IMM ejector coupling, release.

July 22, 2016

Intended for 1,500+ ton injection molding machines (IMMs), Smartflow® 3 in. FasTie® Quick Ejector Tie-In System offers max ejector force per knock-out position of 15 tons. Accelerated ejector coupling and release supports SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) practices and reduces mold change times in most IMMs. Couplers reside on press ejector plate, while molds in storage may be equipped with pull studs. Couplers and pull studs connect mechanically and release using 80–100 psi shop air.
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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

Thomson Provides Motion Control Products for Student Tractor Design Competition

July 20, 2016

RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, was a silver sponsor of this year’s International Quarter Scale (IQS) tractor design competition of the American Society of Agricultural Biological Engineers (ASABE).  In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for Up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) and V2500® Engines

July 18, 2016

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Pratt Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. The PW1100G-JM engine is offered by Pratt & Whitney. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

July 14, 2016

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Moving Voice Coil Actuators have miniature form factor.

July 14, 2016

At 0.735 in. long with 0.40 in. OD and 0.10 in. stroke, NCM01-04-001-2IB moving magnet voice coil actuator generates continuous force of 0.10 lb and peak force of 0.30 lb. Unit utilizes hardened shaft and sliding contact bushing and is suited for oscillatory motion. At 0.36 in. long with 0.44 in. OD and 0.13 in. stroke, NCC01-04-001-1X moving coil voice coil actuator generates 0.06 lb continuous and 0.18 lb peak. Plastic bobbin prevents damping forces otherwise caused by metallic bobbin. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Inline Planetary Gearbox limits lost motion.

July 13, 2016

Available in 6 frame sizes with nominal torque ratings from 15–900 Nm, SPH Flange Gearbox has single piece steel housing and ring gear machined directly inside for maximum stiffness. Helical gears are precision cut and ground for quiet and smooth torque transmission with standard backlash rating of <3 arcmin or <1 arcmin reduced. In addition to dynamic and cyclic applications, gearbox can be optimized for high speed and continuous duty applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Standard Motor Products Releases 213 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

July 12, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 213 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release spans 49 product categories and expands coverage through the 2016 model year with more than 100 million additional VIO. SMP continued to make expansions to its diesel program, with the introduction of a diesel fuel injection harness, diesel fuel... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 141 Turbines for Major Wind Power Plant in New Mexico and Texas, USA

July 11, 2016

  • Broadview Wind project with a combined capacity of 324 megawatts
  • Siemens Financial Services Division to provide loans for the project
  • Project expected to supply about 180,000 average U.S. homes
Siemens has contracted with Pattern Energy Group LP to deliver, install and service a total of 141 wind turbines for the Broadview Wind project. Broadview... Read More