Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software

John Deere Ensures Engine Reliability with Global NVH Tools

May 5, 2016

Machinery manufacturer John Deere has improved the design processes of its engines with PULSE Reflex analysis software. The company’s engines are used for many different applications, such as harvesting forests, digging foundations or propelling ships. As each application places unique stresses on the engine-mounted components, the Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) team must anticipate... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

MPU-Based Motor Controller extends device run time.

May 4, 2016

Suited for mobile equipment and linear actuators, DCR Series provides control of PMDC motors. Ability to maintain variable speed control while batteries discharge increases run time for battery-powered devices. Along with 12–48 Vdc input and 1/100–7.5 hp ranges, this 4-quadrant drive features microprocessor-based design that offers flexibility for customized OEM solutions with multiple I/O configurations, wired and wireless control capabilities, and packaging options. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Burn Protection System safeguards patients during laparoscopy.

May 4, 2016

Based on Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM®) Technology, EndoShield® 2 Burn Protection System safeguards patients and hospitals from potentially tragic outcomes and complications of stray monopolar energy burns during standard laparoscopic surgical procedures. Plug-and-play system features reposable design that provides flexibility for hospitals to perform laparoscopic procedures in any open operating room without need to move capital from room to room. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Trident LC Column Protection System Redesigned for Ruggedness and Ease of Use

May 2, 2016

BELLEFONTE, PA – Unlike “one size fits all” guard systems, the Trident LC column protection system gives you the power to select the right level of protection for your analysis (filter only, guard cartridge only, or filter and guard cartridge). With three levels of protection and a variety of guard cartridges and cap frits, you can select the best combination to match your specific... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Permanent Magnet Brake has high-torque, zero backlash design.

May 2, 2016

Offering efficiency-optimized alternative to spring engaged brakes, PMB brakes come in 9 frame sizes, mount to motors and frames in any orientation (vertical, horizontal, and any angle in between), and have zero drag when energized. Hub is rigidly connected to shaft for zero radial movement between shaft and brake surface, allowing high-speed running without any noise, runs from 4–90 msec optimize response times. At 2 in. dia, PMB typically yields ~40 lb-in. static torque. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature BLDC Motor balances high speed and high torque.

May 2, 2016

Available in 45 and 60 mm lengths with Hall sensors and 3 different coils to match speed and voltage requirements, Ultra EC™ model 22ECP utilizes Ultra coil technology for optimized torque and power density from low to high speed. This brushless slotless 2-pole mini motor, suitable for medical and industrial markets, supports customization via gearbox, encoder, coil, and mechanical interface options. Read More

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